“I look in the mirror every single day and still have joy”

Seven years on from her facelift surgery, Jess explains why it is still the best decision she has ever made. I had been thinking about a facelift for a few years because I didn’t like the reflection I saw in the mirror and the gap between how I looked and how I felt was just […]

“People just comment how well I look all the time and that’s the mark of good surgery”

Three years ago, Sam underwent a breast implant replacement and eyelid lift at the same time. Here she explains why she decided to undergo a combination procedure and how she has enjoyed the benefits of double surgery. I’d had breast implants 23 years before with a different surgeon. They were the soya implants, so I […]

Double the benefits: why combination cosmetic surgery is on the rise

Plastic surgeons around the globe have seen a sharp increase in cosmetic surgery enquiries this year, variously ascribed to the wearing of face masks driving a demand for eyelid lifts or to Zoom face envy. Another trend we’ve seen in clinic is the advent of the multiple procedure. “A lot of people may have one, […]

“I’m using the second lockdown to get into shape for surgery”

Beth had been considering a breast reduction procedure for many years, but she explains how her patient journey has been shaped by events this year. “I’d been thinking about having breast reduction surgery for many years now but was never in the right place in my life to really contemplate properly going ahead, with having […]

Boosting surgery: young women experience ‘significant’ benefit from breast asymmetry correction

For most women, nature doesn’t create perfectly symmetrical breasts. It’s thought that one in four women’s breasts are different in shape or size; sometimes it’s a subtle difference, but for many it is significant and can cause a great deal of distress. For young women this can have a negative impact on their self-image and […]

Why face masks are making us eye obsessed

Despite Donald Trump’s best efforts, most of us are happily wearing face masks to help beat the spread of COVID and so it’s no wonder that eyes are becoming the new lips in terms of drawing focus. Across the globe, there’s been a rise in demand for aesthetic treatments and cosmetic surgery procedures to address […]

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 […]

Types of rhinoplasty

The nose is the central feature of the face and therefore the aim of rhinoplasty is always to achieve balance and proportion – as a result, each rhinoplasty procedure is carefully planned and unique to the patient’s concerns and requirements. In our guide to rhinoplasty surgery, here are some of the common aesthetic concerns that […]

Cosmetic breast surgery explained

Breast augmentation remains the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in the UK and has helped make plastic surgery seem more accessible and acceptable, but enhancing your breasts isn’t your only option. You might have always been unhappy with your breast shape or size, or maybe you’ve seen them change and begin to look less pert […]

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 […]