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 […]

A facelift makes men more likeable and trustworthy, according to a new study

As well as making you look more attractive and dynamic, a male facelift can also make you appear more likeable, trustworthy and with better social skills, according to a recently published cosmetic surgery study. As well as the facelift, the results of other facial rejuvenation procedures such as the neck lift and blepharoplasty were also […]

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 […]

Now there’s proof that women age faster than men

For years, women have been well aware of the significant discrepancy in the gender divide when it comes to ageing. Men are silver foxes with rugged good looks that are still dynamic when burnished with experience. Women, on the other hand, are under increasing pressure to look young, even when having to deal with major […]

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 […]

How to minimise bruising after cosmetic surgery

Cosmetic surgery bruising: why it happens Post operative bruising and swelling are a common, perfectly natural and not a cause for concern after a a cosmetic surgery procedure. As your muscles and tissues need to heal from the trauma of surgery, some degree of bruising is expected. Bruising, especially when it is in a highly visible […]

How to treat dark circles

Often believed to be a result of not sleeping well, dark circles are in fact often determined by genetics. While burning the candle at both ends won’t help your dark circles, you shouldn’t worry about the odd late night. If you are genetically predisposed to dark circles, it won’t matter how much sleep you get. […]

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 […]

Love Thy Face

For February life coach Carole Ann Rice shares some of her top tips on boosting confidence and loving the face you’re in. SMILE Smiling is an instant attractor – it relaxes others, makes you appear warm and friendly and what’s more, it’s free and contagious!  Always be the first to smile and even on down […]