The good and bad of Ozempic

Catherine Deneuve famously warned that “at a certain age, you have to choose between your face and your ass” and at no time have her words been so percipient as the Ozempic craze becomes a global phenomenon. Yet, even as Ozempic skyrockets in popularity, so too are we seeing the rise of a side effect […]

Can you treat excessive sweating in men?

This week marks Men’s Health Week, which aims to raise awareness of the health concerns that impact men and the mental health issues they face. Excessive sweating, known medically as hyperhidrosis, is estimated to affect two in every 100 men in the UK. While it is not yet proven that men are more likely to […]

miraDry at Karidis Clinic featured in West London Living

West London Living‘s Lisa Kjellson’s recently underwent miraDry at Karidis Clinic and is delighted with the results: “Three months on from the procedure, I have thrown away my deodorant as I no longer need it. To say I’m ‘pleased’… is an understatement.” Does miraDry hurt? A common question patients ask is whether miraDry is painful, […]

5 surprising signs of sun damage

Fine lines, loss of elasticity and poor skin texture, might all seem like the inevitable consequences of the ageing process, but chronological or intrinsic ageing is only one factor in the changes we see in the mirror. Extrinsic ageing, on the other hand, is controllable. It is brought about by external factors such as lifestyle […]

Why Spring is the season for cosmetic surgery

As the weather warms and the flowers bloom, Spring is often seen as a time for new beginnings. This is why it’s also the season for cosmetic surgery, and there are several reasons why this is the perfect time to plan your procedure. If you’re interested in arranging a consultation this Spring, call 0207 432 […]

The questions you want to ask about miraDry but were too afraid to ask

Excessive sweating treatment miraDry was approved by the FDA in 2011, is now available in over 50 countries, and over 180,000 procedures have been performed worldwide. It’s also clinically proven to deliver results; a study published in the Dermatological Surgery journal reported that 90% of patients experienced a significant reduction in perspiration, while another in […]

Kissable lips for Valentine’s Day and beyond

The mouth is the body’s most visible erogenous zone, and full, plump lips signify youth and attractiveness. So, it’s no wonder your lips take centre stage when romance is in the air. Kissing often serves as the ultimate litmus test, with one study revealing that a poorly executed first kiss can lead to a breakup, […]

Is Polynucleotides Treatment suitable for men?

Polynucleotides have become the latest buzzword in aesthetics for addressing many ageing and skin concerns. Part of their popularity is because they suit men and women of all ages and all skin types. What are Polynucleotides? An exciting new concept in regenerative aesthetics, Polynucleotides Treatment can promote cell turnover, improve skin hydration, boost collagen production, […]

The Next Big Thing: Our Top 4 Aesthetic Predictions for 2024

If you’ve decided not to make any short-lived resolutions but embrace long-term holistic goals in 2024, you’re likely to be an early adopter of the big swing we’re seeing in the aesthetic industry with its emphasis on regenerative treatments that could slow down or prevent ageing by harnessing the power of our own cells. Combining […]

Open vs Closed Rhinoplasty: Which Is Best?

A closed rhinoplasty is where all incisions are made inside the nostrils, leaving no visible external scarring, however an open rhinoplasty includes these same incisions but also an additional one on the underside of the nose. Rhinoplasty has a long and varied history and is the first recorded cosmetic surgery procedure, with evidence suggesting it […]