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, […]

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 […]

Alex Karidis named best for London body contouring

In their recent Best of British issue, Claridges’ Maybourne magazine named Alex Karidis ‘London’s body contouring king’ as they praised the ‘tailored selection’ of surgical and non-surgical options for sculpting the body that is available at Karidis Clinic. They highlighted Alex’s superior surgical technique that results in quicker healing and minimal scarring, whether that’s for […]

How do breast implants work?

One of the most popular types of elective surgery, breast augmentation involves inserting implants into a woman’s breasts to increase their size, shape or volume. What does the breast augmentation procedure involve? Prior to your breast augmentation surgery, you will discuss which type of implant is right for you, based on your build, body type, lifestyle and desired outcome […]

Everything you need to know about cosmetic surgery recovery

Following on from our last blog post that focused on the rhinoplasty recovery process, here’s a rundown of the downtime you can expect after some of the other cosmetic surgery operations we offer. All procedures and patients are different but, from the immediate downtime to the full recovery period that can last weeks or even […]

“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 […]

Combination cosmetic surgery & mummy makeovers: What are they and what are the benefits?

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, […]