Dr Feelgood: anti-wrinkle injections could be the ultimate pick-me-up

Botulinum toxin could really be a wonder drug. As well as curing chronic migraine, alleviating spasms, treating incontinence, reducing excessive sweating and smoothing away lines and wrinkles, a new study has found that it could also be prescribed as a treatment for depression. Researchers have found that the injectable toxin reduced the risk of depression […]

The Lockdown List: our most in-demand cosmetic surgery procedures

‘Zoom face envy’, lockdown weight gain and the ability to hide away while you’re recovering from your op have all been credited with an increase in cosmetic surgery demand over the last few months. Certainly, here at Karidis Clinic, we’ve been busy during lockdown answering your queries and discussing your concerns during the online consultations […]

Types of rhinoplasty

The nose is the central feature of the face and therefore the aim of rhinoplasty is always to achieve balance and proportion – as a result, each rhinoplasty procedure is carefully planned and unique to the patient’s concerns and requirements. In our guide to rhinoplasty surgery, here are some of the common aesthetic concerns that […]

Cosmetic breast surgery explained

Breast augmentation remains the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in the UK and has helped make plastic surgery seem more accessible and acceptable, but enhancing your breasts isn’t your only option. You might have always been unhappy with your breast shape or size, or maybe you’ve seen them change and begin to look less pert […]

Facial rejuvenation procedures explained

You know that you’re unhappy when you look in the mirror and see the ageing transformation that seems to have slowly but surely taken place, but are you sure exactly what you need to subtly reverse those ageing changes? Here’s our guide to facial rejuvenation – both surgical and non-surgical – and how you can […]

Tummy tuck vs liposuction

Tummy tuck or lipo? If you’re unhappy with your stomach, whether that’s due to stubborn pockets of fat that just won’t shift, lack of muscle tone or skin laxity, the big question is whether to opt for an abdominoplasty or fat removal with liposuction. Although liposuction and tummy tucks often appeal to people with similar […]

Mr Alex Karidis speaks out on dermal filler safety on ITV’s This Morning

 Alex was asked to join Phil and Holly on ITV’s This Morning yesterday as they interviewed 31-year-old Anastasiia from the Ukraine who, having spent thousands of pounds visiting aesthetic clinics, decided it was easier to start injecting her lips and cheeks herself to get the plump, youthful facial contours she loved. We have certainly seen […]

The impact of COVID on cosmetic surgery revealed

New data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons gives an interesting insight into what the cosmetic surgery sector may look like post-quarantine. The organisation conducted a survey of their members to understand what changes they are incorporating into their practices and to try gauge if there had been a shift in demand when it […]

Tummy tuck recovery tips from an expert

The tummy tuck is consistently one of our most requested procedures at our London cosmetic surgery clinic, which is not surprising as it can transform the appearance of the abdomen in a way that diet and exercise alone often fails to do. Although very popular surgery, though, it’s still a major operation. One of the […]

5 things you should know before getting a tummy tuck

There’s no surprise that tummy tucks are one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures with both men and women. According to one survey, 32% of men and 22% of women cited their abs, or lack of, their least favourite body part. It’s probably because your stomach says much about your health, diet, lifestyle and […]