Breast implants vs Fat Transfer: Which Is Best For You?

According to the most recent cosmetic surgery figures from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, breast augmentation once again is the most popular procedure in the UK and was up 67 % from the previous year’s figures. The desire for fuller and more shapely breasts has led many women to explore fat transfer to […]

Open vs Closed Rhinoplasty: Which Is Best?

Rhinoplasty has a long and varied history and is the first recorded cosmetic surgery procedure, with evidence suggesting it was performed as early as 1500 BCE. In 600 BCE, the Indian surgeon Sushruta provided detailed descriptions of his rhinoplasty technique. Rhinoplasty technique continued to evolve over the years, with the closed approach employed during the […]

Mini Tummy Tuck vs Full Tummy Tuck: What’s the Difference?

Pursuing a trim and toned abdomen is a common goal, but the road to achieving it isn’t one-size-fits-all. For those seeking to address excess abdominal skin and fat, two popular options are the mini tummy tuck and the full tummy tuck. Both procedures aim to enhance the appearance of the midsection, yet they differ significantly […]

Your options for aesthetic reshaping of the breast

Breast augmentation remains the UK’s most requested cosmetic procedure and is designed to enhance the size and shape of the breasts. Your options include breast augmentation with implants, fat transfer to the breast and the hybrid breast augmentation, the latter emerging as an increasingly popular choice. Here, we’ll explore what each procedure entails, including safety, […]

Which Breast Implants Look The Most Natural?

Cosmetic surgery trends come and go, and in the early days of breast augmentation, women often wanted larger, attention-grabbing implants. However, Karidis Clinic patients today typically want a more subtle, natural breast enhancement that suits their frame and lifestyle. Here, we will explore what makes breast implants look the most natural, how to achieve a […]

Facelift, Neck Lift or MyEllevate?

The effects of gravity on the face are well documented and manifest as lowering of the eyebrows, hooding of the upper eyelids, bulges under the eyes, flattened cheeks and deepening folds deepening the nose and the mouth. However, it is often the lower face where we see the worst effects of gravity. A common ageing […]

Five Celebrities With Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia, a condition characterised by the enlargement of male breast tissue, is more common than one might think. It’s estimated that up to 65% of men will be affected by it at some point in their lives, and this includes male celebrities who you may think embody fitness and health. Many men suffering from gynecomastia […]

Is the deep plane facelift superior to other facelift techniques?

Although the importance of addressing the SMAS layer in facial rejuvenation surgery was first highlighted in the 1970s, plastic surgeons devised further techniques that dove deeper into the face, leading to the so-called ‘deeper plane surgeries. Partly, this is because we are a somewhat restless bunch with a constant desire to push boundaries further to […]

What is the deep plane facelift and why is everyone talking about it?

Yet again, in light of the latest trendy social media and marketing buzz swirling around the so-called ‘deep plane facelift’, it seems that I’m pushed to defend my technique or viewpoints concerning facelift surgery. The age-old question of which facelift technique is the ‘best’ or ‘most superior’ continues to rage on, as it did when […]

How to Choose the Best Rhinoplasty Surgeon?

Your nose is the main focal point of the face and is an essential component in the perceived balance and harmony of your facial features. A disproportionate, asymmetrical, or misaligned nose can profoundly impact your appearance and self-confidence. This is why choosing the best rhinoplasty surgeon is paramount when considering this life-altering procedure. This comprehensive […]