The app is back!

Acting as your personal concierge from the moment you download it, the Karidis Clinic Cosmetic Surgery Patient Journey App supports your entire surgical journey with us, giving you prompts and alerts as to when to take action, rest, rebook and more. Hear from Mr Karidis, your dedicated nurse and previous patients about your desired operation. […]

How to tighten skin after weight loss naturally

The benefits of weight loss are well known and always welcome: more energy, a more defined body, and a marked improvement in general health and wellbeing. But one change that isn’t appreciated is loose skin. Whether the cause is rapid weight loss – studies show that about 70% of people who undergo bariatric surgery are […]

Join our team!

We’re looking for a special person to join our team as our front of house receptionist. As the first point of contact for Karidis Clinic, you are required to create a welcoming atmosphere to the clinic ensuring all visitors are greeted in a professional manner, and ensuring they are comfortable. If they are first time […]

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 […]

Eat well to heal well: the top 10 foods you should be eating after cosmetic surgery

What we eat is one of the most important factors in our overall health and can influence our physical, mental and even emotional wellbeing. This is particularly critical after undergoing surgery, as any cosmetic surgery procedure involves an element of trauma to the body. We asked Nutritionist Yvonne Wake which are the top ten foods […]

“Being in the public eye definitely affected how I felt about my body”

Imogen Thomas has been in the public eye since appearing in Big Brother in 2006. After wanting a breast uplift since her early 20s, she chose Mr Alex Karidis to perform her surgery and explains how her life – and self-confidence – were transformed. I had been thinking about having a breast uplift for years […]

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, […]

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 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 […]