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 […]

Your face or your figure? New study proves fat loss accelerates the ageing process

As many of us might be struggling with new year weight loss resolutions about this time, it’s interesting to note that losing the pounds might make our clothes fit better but will not do us any favours in terms of facial ageing. A new US study has proven that the phenomenon known as ‘Diet Face’ […]

Facing the future

As this challenging year draws to a close, it’s no wonder that we are all feeling fatigued and ready for a refresh. So, what’s the future for fighting ageing? Light touch facial rejuvenation Renowned for his stitching technique, Mr Alex Karidis’s facelift minimises trauma to the tissue. “As surgeons we all differ, and some are more heavy-handed […]

“I look in the mirror every single day and still have joy”

Seven years on from her facelift surgery, Jess explains why it is still the best decision she has ever made. I had been thinking about a facelift for a few years because I didn’t like the reflection I saw in the mirror and the gap between how I looked and how I felt was just […]

“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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Our advice on Coronavirus

UPDATED Saturday 28 March Our Virtual Office is Open We hope that you are keeping safe and well and we wanted to take this opportunity to advise you that we have moved to our Virtual Office Operation. We have a fully functioning admin office and our nurses, together with Mr Karidis and Mr Ho-Asjoe, are […]

Karidis Clinic nutritionist Yvonne Wake comments on Adele’s weight loss for Daily Mail

Adele’s drastic weight loss has been the topic of much debate, particularly the dramatic change in her looks. The Daily Mail recently asked leading aesthetic practitioners and nutritionists to comment on what has caused the alteration. A calorie-controlled diet of just 1,000 calories a day has led her to shed a rumoured seven stone in […]