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 […]

Beauty is skin deep

We’re delighted to announce the arrival of Profhilo treatment to Karidis Clinic, a revolutionary new skin ageing procedure that sits alongside our dermal fillers and wrinkle relaxing injectable treatments. Profhilo was first launched in the UK in 2016, but our philosophy at Karidis Clinic is only to offer patients clinically proven treatments that deliver safe […]

Love the skin you’re in: self-care during the menopause

Davina McCall recently fronted a new Channel 4 show that delved into realities of the menopause by speaking to doctors and other professionals as well as sharing her own experiences. As per the NHS website, the menopause – defined as the end of a woman’s menstrual cycles – on average occurs at 51. There is […]

“People just comment how well I look all the time and that’s the mark of good surgery”

Three years ago, Sam underwent a breast implant replacement and eyelid lift at the same time. Here she explains why she decided to undergo a combination procedure and how she has enjoyed the benefits of double surgery. I’d had breast implants 23 years before with a different surgeon. They were the soya implants, so I […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mr Alex Karidis talks getting rid of eye bags in the Mirror Online

Getting rid of eye bags is a common concern for both men and women but they are typically very challenging to treat. The Mirror Online recently delved into whether it was possible to eradicate them without surgery and they turned to Alex Karidis for advice. As Alex explained, overly protruding fat pads under the eyes […]