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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dermal fillers vs facelift surgery

In recent years, the popularity of non-surgical injectable treatments and their increasing versatility has led some to claim that the traditional nip and tuck facelift is on its way out. However, one of the big predictions for 2020 made by The Aesthetic Society, which represents more than 2,600 American aesthetic plastic surgeons, is the return […]

Alex Karidis talks male tweakments in the Times Magazine

The news that Prince Harry has been spotted at one of London’s leading hair loss clinics prompted the Times Magazine to ask beauty expert Alice Hart-Davis to review the rise of male tweakments. An increasing number of men are now aware of the cosmetic treatments available to enhance their looks and they are no longer […]

Karidis Clinic nutritionist Yvonne Wake comments on Adele’s weight loss for Daily Mail

Adele’s drastic weight loss has been the topic of much debate, particularly the dramatic change in her looks. The Daily Mail recently asked leading aesthetic practitioners and nutritionists to comment on what has caused the alteration. A calorie-controlled diet of just 1,000 calories a day has led her to shed a rumoured seven stone in […]