The non-surgical treatments that are plastic surgeon approved

Recent plastic surgery figures from the US have noted a sharp rise in non-surgical treatments, particularly those aimed at body enhancement. So much so, that they nominated 2019 as the Year of the Body. This is a trend we have seen at the Karidis Clinic – last month’s heatwave saw a 100% take-up in our minimally invasive body […]

Simon Cowell at 60: Alex Karidis talks to the Daily Mail about his ever-changing looks

Simon Cowell has been out and about promoting the latest series of America’s Got Talent and his drastically different appearance has got everyone speculating about what work he might have had done, particularly in light of his upcoming 60th birthday in October. Simon put his new looks down to adopting a vegan diet and losing 20lbs but he […]

The future of rhinoplasty

Scientists have developed a potential new type of nose job which they claim could take just five minutes and avoid the stitches, scarring and downtime associated with a surgical operation. Coupled with the growing popularity of nose reshaping using dermal fillers, what does this mean for the future of the rhinoplasty procedure? The rhinoplasty is one of […]

Alex Karidis comments on Kylie Jenner’s cosmetic surgery for the Daily Mail

Kylie Jenner has been gracing our television screens for a decade, had a baby and has been named the world’s youngest self-made billionaire by Forbes magazine, all by the tender age of 21. However, it was the recent photographs of her celebrating her 22nd birthday that led fans to assume she was a whole decade older. Social media […]

Heal thyself: how the cosmetic surgery diet can boost your recovery

It’s no secret that we are what we eat, and a good diet is directly linked to our overall health and wellbeing. The impact of your nutritional status on the outcome of surgery has also been well documented so we decided to develop the Karidis Cosmetic Surgery Diet as part of our commitment to supporting […]

3 reasons why moob reduction is on the rise

If you’re worried you suffer from gynaecomastia – the medical name for ‘man boobs’ or ‘moobs’ – then you’re not alone. In a 2014 study, it was estimated that 30% of men experience this condition at some point in their life, but even though it’s pretty common, many men find it extremely distressing, particularly in […]

The sweaty truth: do men sweat more than women?

The old adage is that men perspire and women ‘merely glow’ and, as the temperatures begin to rise, we take a look at whether men really are the sweatier sex. Before puberty, girls and boys sweat the same amount, but as adults there seems to be a marked difference in the amount we produce, with […]

Now there’s proof that women age faster than men

For years, women have been well aware of the significant discrepancy in the gender divide when it comes to ageing. Men are silver foxes with rugged good looks that are still dynamic when burnished with experience. Women, on the other hand, are under increasing pressure to look young, even when having to deal with major […]

How to survive the British Summer Social Season

The British Summer Social Season is now upon us with the RHS Chelsea Flower Show taking place in late May and Ascot, Henley and Wimbledon marked in our diaries over the next few months. Whether your passion is for tennis, polo, opera or art, though, the summer months can present a minefield for anyone worrying […]

3 steps to perfect summer legs

With summer upon us and temperatures heating up, the pressure is on to reveal perfect summer legs, whether in our bikini on the beach, showcasing that perfect wedding outfit or on a sultry date night out. Here’s our top procedures for achieving flawless legs this summer: # 1: Varicose vein treatment There’s a common perception […]