Heal thyself: how the cosmetic surgery diet can boost your recovery

It’s no secret that we are what we eat, and a good diet is directly linked to our overall health and wellbeing. The impact of your nutritional status on the outcome of surgery has also been well documented so we decided to develop the Karidis Cosmetic Surgery Diet as part of our commitment to supporting […]

Exploring the emotional aspect of the cosmetic surgery journey

Emotional wellbeing has been the focus of much media coverage this week as Mental Health Awareness Week takes place in the UK. This year’s theme is Body Image, highlighting that how we think and feel about our bodies has a profound impact on our mental health. In a recent survey conducted by the Mental Health […]

How to reduce swelling after breast reduction surgery

It can take up to 4 weeks to recover from a mammoplasty – or breast reduction – and postoperative swelling is perfectly normal as the tissue and muscle heals from the surgery. Typically, any swelling will be at its worst a week after surgery, beginning to decrease after this point. It can take between 6 […]

20 years of enhancing identities…

Cosmetic surgeon Mr Alex Karidis MDFRCS celebrates a triumphant 20 years enhancing identities Long known as one of the UK’s leading and most well respected cosmetic surgeons, this year Alex Karidis celebrates 20 years of practice. Amongst surgical procedures including male chest reduction, breast augmentation surgery, liposuction and more, Mr Karidis performs an average of […]