Mr Alex Karidis talks to Aesthetic Medicine

Our medical director Mr Alex Karidis recently discussed the experience and expertise required to be one of London’s leading plastic surgeons. ‘Mr Alex Karidis is a registered plastic surgeon with the General Medical Council, having dedicated the last 27 years to cosmetic surgery. Practising privately since 1997, he has performed thousands of operations, ranging from […]

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 […]

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 […]

Your options for aesthetic reshaping of the breast

Breast augmentation remains the UK’s most requested cosmetic procedure and is designed to enhance the size and shape of the breasts. Your options include breast augmentation with implants, fat transfer to the breast and the hybrid breast augmentation, the latter emerging as an increasingly popular choice. Here, we’ll explore what each procedure entails, including safety, […]

Join our experts at Karidis Clinic for live demos and exclusive offers

We are excited to welcome you into our clinic space to meet our team of experts on Wednesday 20th September, between 6pm and 8pm. Have all your burning questions answered by our Karidis Clinic panel, including resident surgeons Mr Alex Karidis and Mr Mark Ho-Asjoe. Expect light refreshments, an opportunity to see and hear about […]

How do I know which is the right breast procedure for me?

Whether you have always felt insecure about your lack of breast development, concerned about changes that have occurred over time or because of pregnancy, or you’re uncomfortable with the size of your breasts in relation to your frame, there’s often one aspect of our appearance that we’d like to change. Our breasts come in all […]

Can You Make Your Nipples Smaller?

Cosmetic breast surgery – whether augmentation, reduction, or uplift – is some of our most popular procedures and the same nipple-centric questions come up repeatedly in consultation or even on our social media. So, here are the answers to our most frequently asked nipple questions: What is a nipple reduction? Our nipples can become enlarged […]

Latest UK figures reveal cosmetic surgery boom

The UK’s leading independent plastic surgery organisation, the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), has recently released its annual audit and 2022 witnessed a noteworthy boom in cosmetic surgery demand. According to the figures, procedures were up 102% overall last year. A post-Covid rise was expected, but demand was significantly higher than it was […]

Plastic Surgery Recovery Tips: How to heal quicker

Cosmetic surgery is one of the biggest life choices you make and concerns about the recovery process can be a critical factor in making that decision. Although the post-surgery timeframe and experience will vary from patient to patient and is often procedure dependent, there are certain steps you can take to boost your recovery. Quit […]

How common are tubular breasts?

What are tubular breasts? Tuberous or tubular breasts are a relatively common breast condition, but many women are not aware they may have it or feel very uncomfortable discussing it, so it can be challenging to estimate how many women may be affected. It is also very under-researched, nor do we even know exactly what […]