Male vs Female Facelift: What’s the Difference?

According to the latest figures released by BAAPS, the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, facelifts remain one of the UK’s most popular cosmetic surgery procedures for both men and women. However, as Mr Alex Karidis explains, understanding the nuances between male and female facelifts is essential for achieving optimal results. “There isn’t a one-size-fits-all […]

The facelift in depth

In the second part of our interview with Mr Alex Karidis, he gives us an insight into the demands of the facelift operation from the surgeon’s point of view. He also explains that there isn’t a one-size-fits-all facelift so beware cosmetic surgeons that only promote one technique. Q: How demanding is facelift surgery to perform? […]

What you should look for in your facelift surgeon

Plastic surgeon Mr Alex Karidis has over 32 years of experience in his chosen specialty, having performed over 20,000 cosmetic operations in the last 27 years of his full-time private practice. With 2,000 of those being facial and facelift operations, he reflects on the skill set and experience you should look for when choosing your […]

How to get rid of a mum tum

Approximately one in four women in the UK will deliver by caesarean section. Whether planned or due to complications during delivery, a C-section is now a normal part of the birthing experience for many women. Although a C-section is a relatively safe and straightforward procedure, it is not without risk and potential health complications both […]

Why Spring is the season for cosmetic surgery

As the weather warms and the flowers bloom, Spring is often seen as a time for new beginnings. This is why it’s also the season for cosmetic surgery, and there are several reasons why this is the perfect time to plan your procedure. If you’re interested in arranging a consultation this Spring, call 0207 432 […]

Female vs male blepharoplasty explained

Demand for eyelid rejuvenation has surged according to the latest US plastic surgery figures, with blepharoplasty now entering the top five requested cometic surgery ops across the board and in at number three for men. Men and women typically want eyelid surgery for the same reasons; they feel that sagging on the upper lids and […]

Understanding the psychology of a facelift

Physically, a facelift can lift the skin, tighten the jowls and smooth the face. Mentally and emotionally, the reasons men and women may wish to undergo facial rejuvenation surgery, and therefore its impact, are profound and complicated. Ageing has changed in terms of how people perceive themselves. When it comes to the body, you can […]

The making of a breast surgery expert

Plastic surgery has two components. Reconstructive plastic surgery aims to restore both function and appearance after an illness or accident or due to a congenital disability. Aesthetic plastic surgery or cosmetic surgery is elective surgery which aims to change or enhance physical appearance from choice rather than due to disease, congenital or trauma reasons. After […]

Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation vs Breast Implants: Which is best?

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?

A closed rhinoplasty is where all incisions are made inside the nostrils, leaving no visible external scarring, however an open rhinoplasty includes these same incisions but also an additional one on the underside of the nose. Rhinoplasty has a long and varied history and is the first recorded cosmetic surgery procedure, with evidence suggesting it […]