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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The final countdown: eat your way to cosmetic surgery success

The maxim is that if you fail to prepare, then you’re preparing to fail, and that’s as true for cosmetic surgery as with everything else. Making sure you’re in optimal health before your procedure can help deliver the optimal outcome and, as a recent study proved, even those very last few meals might make a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Premium and personal: why we believe our patient care sets us apart

At Karidis Clinic, our patients are at the heart of everything we do. Our plastic surgeons and other aesthetic specialists are all highly skilled, experienced and capable of delivering naturally beautiful results, but we believe the procedure is only one part of the patient care experience at Karidis Clinic. Our promise to our patients: fully […]

Mr Alex Karidis comments on Love Island cosmetic surgery secrets in Mirror

We are now a couple of weeks into Love Island‘s winter season and as well as speculating on which couples are going to last the distance, we’re also trying to figure out what aesthetic tweaks the contestants have undergone. The emergence of younger photos of identical twins Jess and Eve Gale confirmed what many suspected; […]