How miraDry can change your life

November is Hyperhidrosis Awareness Month and we’ve been catching up with some of our past patients who underwent miraDry to treat excessive sweating to find out what life has been like since their treatment. The message for the 2020 awareness campaign is that excessive, uncontrollable sweating is a serious medical condition warranting serious attention. Hyperhidrosis […]

The Changing Face of Beauty

Injectables have long been a popular alternative to cosmetic surgery to stave off the ageing process for women in their 40s, 50s and beyond. But now we’re seeing the emergence of a new type of patient who are all about the angles rather than anti-ageing. Social media has been the big driver for this change […]

Time to refresh your ‘Zoom Face’

Video chats with friends and constant online work meetings has made us all focus on our facial imperfections and become uncomfortably aware of the toll that the current pandemic is taking on our looks. Coupled with the prospect of more restrictions and further lockdowns, it’s no surprise that many of us are searching for ways […]

Why face masks are making us eye obsessed

Despite Donald Trump’s best efforts, most of us are happily wearing face masks to help beat the spread of COVID and so it’s no wonder that eyes are becoming the new lips in terms of drawing focus. Across the globe, there’s been a rise in demand for aesthetic treatments and cosmetic surgery procedures to address […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]