Regarded as one of the UK’s leading cosmetic surgeons, Mr Alex Karidis is celebrating 20 years of practice in 2017, so there’s never been a better time to visit the clinic.
Located on the top floor of the renowned St John and St Elizabeth hospital in the centre of St John’s Wood, the clinic is famed for its expertise in enhancing identities through surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures.
Read on to discover 5 reasons why you should visit us at Karidis.
1. Our Patient Journey app
Mr Karidis was the first cosmetic surgeon to launch an app, with the release of the Patient Journey app in 2016. Available in the App Store to download, the app is a must for anyone who is considering surgery or who has recently undergone a surgical procedure.
Patients are guided through every step of their surgical experience, with a tailored timeline of notifications designed to inform them of:
- The next step in the treatment journey
- The surgical procedure
- Their aftercare
- Expert advice
2. An in-depth consultation in the clinic
A full surgical consultation with Mr Karidis MD FRCS is one of the most crucial steps in achieving the outcome you want from cosmetic surgery. Your consultation is the ideal opportunity to ask any questions you may have, discuss any queries or concerns, let us advise you on your general health and share the answers to any procedural enquiries you may have.
In your consultation, we can:
- Determine the outcome you’re hoping to achieve
- Assess your anatomy
- Assess your medical state
- Interpret what would look best on you as an individual
- Discuss any expected side effects and recovery time
At Karidis, we’re also renowned for declining to treat patients who we don’t feel will benefit from surgery.
A consultation with Mr Karidis costs £200. The fee of £200 is non-refundable, but it can be redeemed against the cost of your surgery. .
To book your appointment, please just get in touch.
3. Surgical specialisms
Mr Karidis specialises in key surgical procedures including:
- Gynaecomastia (male chest reduction)
- Breast augmentation (implants)
- Mammoplasty (breast reduction)
- Liposuction (fat removal)
He also performs an average of 150 expert face lifts every year, which are famed for his invisible scarring techniques.
4. Invisible scarring
Mr Karidis is renowned for his honed surgical techniques, including his famed invisible scarring. Any incisions are placed behind the ear, in the hairline and under the breast where possible, ensuring post-surgery scars are all but invisible after a facelift and breast surgery.
5. Non-surgical expertise
Alongside Mr Karidis’ surgical expertise, we are also renowned at the clinic for our non-surgical treatments, including:
- Injectables (wrinkle smoothing and skin plumping)
- Body sculpting
- Skin tightening
- Skin rejuvenation via ultrasound, radio frequency, LED, skin needling and laser from the world leading specialists in medical aesthetic devices
- Deesse LED phototherapy mask
We work closely with established, effective cosmeceutical brands including Cosmedix, Hydrafacial, Intraceuticals and Obagi.
6. Dedication to excellence
Results driven and a true believer in the highest quality personalised care, Mr Karidis operates daily from the clinic. He does not operate from any other clinic or hospital and delivers natural looking results using ethical practices.