New to Karidis Clinic: Calf Reduction

If you’re bothered about the appearance of your calves – maybe you feel they are too masculine looking or too muscular – a calf reduction is now a possibility and we’re excited to introduce this new treatment to our clinic. Consultant plastic surgeon Mr Mark Ho-Asjoe is highly skilled in injectable treatments and is able […]

RealSelf release their list of most researched cosmetic procedures in 2019

CoolSculpting is no longer offered at Karidis Clinic. Call us on 0207 432 8727 or email us at enquiries@karidis.co.uk to find out what exciting new body reshaping treatments we offer.   As 2019 draws to a close and with a new decade is on the horizon, it’s time for all those annual lists and guides […]

What is Hybrid Breast Augmentation?

Hybrid has become one of the buzzwords in the fields of tech and industry and is now dominating the aesthetics market with the introduction of the hybrid breast augmentation. The female desire to enhance the size and shape of their breasts hasn’t disappeared but concerns over breast implants and the impetus to produce the optimal, […]

What is a mummy makeover and which procedures are included?

It’s usually assumed that January is the time of new beginnings, but at the Karidis Clinic, we’ve become aware that September can often be a moment for making those all-important, life-changing decisions. Since the start of September we noticed a spike in demand for the mummy makeover procedure and it seems that the back to […]

How to minimise cosmetic surgery scarring

Recently, the papers have been dominated with news of Katie Price’s latest cosmetic surgery adventure, accompanied by gruesome photographs revealing her facelift and breast augmentation scars. With stories of how the scars have become infected, that she had to fly back to Turkey to see her surgeon or even that she was worried her ears […]

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 […]

Swelling After Breast Reduction: How to Reduce It

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 […]

What does a breast uplift involve?

A mastopexy, or breast uplift, is a surgical procedure which involves ‘lifting’ breasts which have dropped or lost firmness. This is often as a result of pregnancy, breastfeeding, weight loss or ageing. Genetics also play a part in determining how high or low your breasts sit. The uplift procedure reshapes and raises the breasts, removing excess […]