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 […]

Premium and personal: why we believe our patient care sets us apart

At Karidis Clinic, our patients are at the heart of everything we do. Our plastic surgeons and other aesthetic specialists are all highly skilled, experienced and capable of delivering naturally beautiful results, but we believe the procedure is only one part of the patient care experience at Karidis Clinic. Our promise to our patients: fully […]

Eat well to heal well: the top 10 foods you should be eating after cosmetic surgery

What we eat is one of the most important factors in our overall health and can influence our physical, mental and even emotional wellbeing. This is particularly critical after undergoing surgery, as any cosmetic surgery procedure involves an element of trauma to the body. We asked Nutritionist Yvonne Wake which are the top ten foods […]

Male cosmetic surgery: the techniques and demands

As perceptions of ageing and the need for ‘self-care’ change, more and more men are finding it acceptable – even necessary – to seek cosmetic rejuvenation in a bid to boost self-esteem. In an increasingly challenging global financial environment, the way that others perceive you can have a significant impact on your fiscal and social […]

New to Karidis Clinic: Jaw Slimming

At Karidis Clinic, we are always looking for new treatments to offer our patients. Our consultant plastic surgeon Mr Mark Ho-Asjoe is incredibly skilled in sculpting the face with injectables and can slim the jawline with muscle-relaxing injections. This minimally-invasive procedure can produce a more feminine, V-shape to the lower face with few risks and […]