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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The final countdown: eat your way to cosmetic surgery success

The maxim is that if you fail to prepare, then you’re preparing to fail, and that’s as true for cosmetic surgery as with everything else. Making sure you’re in optimal health before your procedure can help deliver the optimal outcome and, as a recent study proved, even those very last few meals might make a […]

Our advice on Coronavirus

UPDATED Saturday 28 March Our Virtual Office is Open We hope that you are keeping safe and well and we wanted to take this opportunity to advise you that we have moved to our Virtual Office Operation. We have a fully functioning admin office and our nurses, together with Mr Karidis and Mr Ho-Asjoe, are […]

What’s the best age for a facelift?

Timing is everything when it comes to cosmetic surgery, but really there is no perfect age for the facelift. The decision to have a facelift is an intensely personal one; everyone ages differently and feels differently about those age-related changes. However, as a general rule of thumb, if you are in your 40s and considering […]