International Nurses Day: spotlight on our squad

Every year on 12 May, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world. Karidis Clinic is super-powered by nurses, and we take this moment to honour their hard work and dedication. This year’s International Nurses Day, the focus is on showcasing their incredible work and the difference they make […]

Love the skin you’re in: self-care during the menopause

Davina McCall recently fronted a new Channel 4 show that delved into realities of the menopause by speaking to doctors and other professionals as well as sharing her own experiences. As per the NHS website, the menopause – defined as the end of a woman’s menstrual cycles – on average occurs at 51. There is […]

Time to spring clean your skin

With the winter weather making your complexion look dull and lacklustre, now’s the time to start spring cleaning and restore glowing, radiant skin. Deep clean required For an instantly brighter, more hydrated complexion, the HydraFacial remains the skin treatment that all other facials aspire to. It evolved from microdermabrasion, a non-surgical treatment to remove dead […]

New to Karidis Clinic: Calf Reduction

If you’re bothered about the appearance of your calves – maybe you feel they are too masculine looking or too muscular – a calf reduction is now a possibility and we’re excited to introduce this new treatment to our clinic. Consultant plastic surgeon Mr Mark Ho-Asjoe is highly skilled in injectable treatments and is able […]

RealSelf release their list of most researched cosmetic procedures in 2019

As 2019 draws to a close and with a new decade is on the horizon, it’s time for all those annual lists and guides to be released. Now RealSelf, the leading online resource for everything cosmetic, has just released its most-researched surgical and non-surgical treatments of the year. CoolSculpting freezes out the competition Unsurprisingly, anti-wrinkle […]

New to Karidis Clinic: Varicose Vein Treatments

We are always excited to introduce new treatments to Karidis Clinic and recently we have welcomed consultant vascular surgeon Mr David Greenstein to the team to offer minimally-invasive, highly effective varicose vein treatments. Varicose veins are very common, affecting both men and women and often becoming a cause for concern in late teens and early […]

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 […]

Non-surgical facelifts: A guide

What is a non-surgical facelift? A non-surgical facelift can refer to procedures such as laser resurfacing and facial injectables which don’t use a knife and don’t require hospitalisation. These procedures aim to address the effects of aging by gently tightening the skin and adding volume where there is loss. Skin can sag and wrinkle as […]

20 years of enhancing identities…

Cosmetic surgeon Mr Alex Karidis MDFRCS celebrates a triumphant 20 years enhancing identities Long known as one of the UK’s leading and most well respected cosmetic surgeons, this year Alex Karidis celebrates 20 years of practice. Amongst surgical procedures including male chest reduction, breast augmentation surgery, liposuction and more, Mr Karidis performs an average of […]