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 […]

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 […]

Lift off: your skin tightening options

The latest cosmetic surgery stats from the US are in and it seems the Zoom Boom was a thing as there was a 40 per cent increase in facial plastic surgery in 2021. New data from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) shows that facelift demand was significantly up on the […]

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 […]

Why face masks are making us eye obsessed

Despite Donald Trump’s best efforts, most of us are happily wearing face masks to help beat the spread of COVID and so it’s no wonder that eyes are becoming the new lips in terms of drawing focus. Across the globe, there’s been a rise in demand for aesthetic treatments and cosmetic surgery procedures to address […]

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 […]

Cosmetic surgery in the spotlight

To many, Love Island isn’t just a guilty pleasure but actually a highly damaging blight on TV, fuelling a rise in body anxiety in young people. And now presenter Caroline Flack has decided to lean into the controversy further with the announcement of her latest TV venture, a C4 show called The Surjury. Each episode […]

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 […]

New to Karidis Clinic: Varicose Vein Treatments

We are always excited to introduce new treatments to Karidis Clinic and recently we have welcomed consultant vascular surgeon Mr David Greenstein to the team to offer minimally-invasive, highly effective varicose vein treatments. Varicose veins are very common, affecting both men and women and often becoming a cause for concern in late teens and early […]

Introducing the Signature K Facelift

No one is exempt from the ageing process which is why the facelift remains the gold standard of facial rejuvenation procedures. Our patients expect us to deliver unparalleled results which is why we’ve created the Signature K Facelift. The Signature K Facelift: Bespoke Every patient is unique with different ageing concerns, which is why the […]