How to avoid boob greed with breast augmentation

You’ve decided to proceed with a breast augmentation, had comprehensive consultations with your surgeon, discussed your concerns, desires, and expectations from the surgery, and finally agreed on your implant size. This can be the most stressful part of the process, as many women worry about looking too big and unnatural after a breast augmentation. So, […]

The male mood boost

This week has been Men’s Health Awareness Week with the focus on both physical and emotional wellbeing. Cosmetic surgery is sometimes portrayed in the media as a frivolous choice, but there’s a growing body of research on its psychological effects and many studies show that cosmetic surgery patients show significant improvement in their self-esteem post-surgery. […]

Smoking before cosmetic surgery: Things to be aware of

A facelift, tummy tuck, breast reduction or any cosmetic surgery procedure is a significant investment of time and money, so it makes sense to protect that investment. Every patient at the Karidis Clinic is advised to stop smoking before their operation and afterwards. If you are wondering, why can’t you smoke before surgery, here are […]

Sagging breasts after breastfeeding: What can be done?

Pregnancy and childbirth are nothing short of miraculous, but it is also true that they can have such a massive impact on a woman’s body that many new mothers do not feel they recognise themselves or feel comfortable with their new appearance. The tummy is a key concern as the muscles and skin stretch to […]

Drop and Fluff Timeline: When do breast implants drop and fluff?

Breast enhancement with implants is still the UK’s most popular cosmetic surgery procedure because of the high satisfaction rate: one study showed that 98% of women who had undergone a breast augmentation said that the results met or surpassed their expectations. However, a common concern immediately after surgery is that their new implants look too […]

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 […]

Bare arms with confidence this summer

The warmer weather means it’s time to ditch the layers, but with three out of four UK women feeling self-conscious about their arms, it’s no surprise we find it hard to embrace strappy tops or summer dresses. The dreaded bingo wings are a combination of three main problems – reduced muscle mass, excess fat, and […]

6 steps to summer legs

Do you feel slightly nervous when temperatures start to rise and your legs have to make an appearance? Although Summer may still feel some way off, now’s the time to start prepping your legs for warmer weather as many aesthetic treatments need a few sessions for optimal results. Here’s the Karidis Clinic treatment guide to […]

5 tips on tummy tuck recovery

Stevie is our surgical nurse at Karidis Clinic, working closely with Mr Alex Karidis and providing excellent care for our cosmetic surgery patients – before, during and after their procedure. Here’s her top 5 tips on how to boost your tummy tuck recovery process: Tummy Tuck Recovery Tips with Stevie #1:  Sleep is not known […]

Lift off: your skin tightening options

The latest cosmetic surgery stats from the US are in and it seems the Zoom Boom was a thing as there was a 40 per cent increase in facial plastic surgery in 2021. New data from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) shows that facelift demand was significantly up on the […]