“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 […]

Dermal fillers vs facelift surgery

In recent years, the popularity of non-surgical injectable treatments and their increasing versatility has led some to claim that the traditional nip and tuck facelift is on its way out. However, one of the big predictions for 2020 made by The Aesthetic Society, which represents more than 2,600 American aesthetic plastic surgeons, is the return […]

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 […]

Liz Jones muses on her Karidis facelift in YOU Magazine

Dubbed Britain’s ‘most unfiltered columnist’, Liz Jones celebrates 20 years of sharing her innermost thoughts in her confessional column in the Mail on Sunday‘s YOU magazine. Listed among her highs was the Karidis Facelift she underwent with Mr Alex Karidis in 2011. Initially, she’d consulted Mr Karidis about possible non-surgical procedures she could undergo to […]