September saw spike in demand for mummy makeovers  

It’s usually assumed that January is the time of new beginnings, but at the Karidis Clinic, we’ve become aware that September can often be a moment for making those all-important, life-changing decisions. Since the start of September we noticed a spike in demand for the mummy makeover procedure and it seems that the back to […]

New survey identifies what drives women to improve body shape

What motivates us to make committed and sustained changes is highly personal and what drives one person, will leave another unmoved. Changing our body shape can be one of the biggest decisions we make, as anyone who has formed – and failed – a New Year’s resolution knows. Health concerns are a common trigger for […]

How to minimise cosmetic surgery scarring

Recently, the papers have been dominated with news of Katie Price’s latest cosmetic surgery adventure, accompanied by gruesome photographs revealing her facelift and breast augmentation scars. With stories of how the scars have become infected, that she had to fly back to Turkey to see her surgeon or even that she was worried her ears […]

Man up: how to get rid of a double chin

Nobody likes to see evidence of a double chin – whether catching a sideways glance in a mirror or a less than fortunate selfie angle – and unlike unwelcome fat on any other part of the body, it can be harder to hide with flattering clothing. Even very slim people can be plagued with a […]

A facelift makes men more likeable and trustworthy, according to a new study

As well as making you look more attractive and dynamic, a male facelift can also make you appear more likeable, trustworthy and with better social skills, according to a recently published cosmetic surgery study. As well as the facelift, the results of other facial rejuvenation procedures such as the neck lift and blepharoplasty were also […]

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 […]