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 […]

Alex Karidis named best for London body contouring

In their recent Best of British issue, Claridges’ Maybourne magazine named Alex Karidis ‘London’s body contouring king’ as they praised the ‘tailored selection’ of surgical and non-surgical options for sculpting the body that is available at Karidis Clinic. They highlighted Alex’s superior surgical technique that results in quicker healing and minimal scarring, whether that’s for […]

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 […]

Boosting surgery: young women experience ‘significant’ benefit from breast asymmetry correction

For most women, nature doesn’t create perfectly symmetrical breasts. It’s thought that one in four women’s breasts are different in shape or size; sometimes it’s a subtle difference, but for many it is significant and can cause a great deal of distress. For young women this can have a negative impact on their self-image and […]

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 […]

Cosmetic surgery trends in 2020

With a new decade in front of us, we take a look at the aesthetic trends that look to dominate and the ever-changing face of cosmetic surgery. Cosmetic Surgery Trend: The Breast Option Breast augmentation with implants remains as popular in our London cosmetic breast surgery clinic as ever. Still, recent concerns over the safety […]

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 […]