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’ […]

Male cosmetic surgery more popular than ever in a pandemic

The shift to WFH and the vogue of video calls has led to an acceleration of what was already an emerging trend – over the last twelve months, we’ve seen an increase in men turning to aesthetics to enhance their appearance and boost confidence through this challenging time Cosmetic surgery as self-care Until now, the […]

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 […]

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, […]

The Lockdown List: our most in-demand cosmetic surgery procedures

‘Zoom face envy’, lockdown weight gain and the ability to hide away while you’re recovering from your op have all been credited with an increase in cosmetic surgery demand over the last few months. Certainly, here at Karidis Clinic, we’ve been busy during lockdown answering your queries and discussing your concerns during the online consultations […]

Facial rejuvenation procedures explained

You know that you’re unhappy when you look in the mirror and see the ageing transformation that seems to have slowly but surely taken place, but are you sure exactly what you need to subtly reverse those ageing changes? Here’s our guide to facial rejuvenation – both surgical and non-surgical – and how you can […]

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 […]

What’s the best age for a facelift?

Timing is everything when it comes to cosmetic surgery, but really there is no perfect age for the facelift. The decision to have a facelift is an intensely personal one; everyone ages differently and feels differently about those age-related changes. However, as a general rule of thumb, if you are in your 40s and considering […]