New to Karidis Clinic: The Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty

The non-surgical nose job is becoming a very popular and exciting alternative to a surgical rhinoplasty and is one of the new treatments we’re offering at Karidis Clinic. Plastic surgeon Mr Mark Ho-Asjoe is highly skilled in injectable treatments and is able to sculpt the nose with temporary hyaluronic acid dermal fillers, camouflaging a bump […]

New to Karidis Clinic: Varicose Vein Treatments

We are always excited to introduce new treatments to Karidis Clinic and recently we have welcomed consultant vascular surgeon Mr David Greenstein to the team to offer minimally-invasive, highly effective varicose vein treatments. Varicose veins are very common, affecting both men and women and often becoming a cause for concern in late teens and early […]

Introducing the Signature K Facelift

No one is exempt from the ageing process which is why the facelift remains the gold standard of facial rejuvenation procedures. Our patients expect us to deliver unparalleled results which is why we’ve created the Signature K Facelift. The Signature K Facelift: Bespoke Every patient is unique with different ageing concerns, which is why the […]

Mr Alex Karidis comments on Simon Cowell’s transformation for the Daily Mail

X Factor is back and the biggest shock so far for viewers is how different Simon Cowell is looking. Earlier this year, he claimed that his new vegan diet-induced weight loss was the cause, but it has left fans divided, with some claiming he looks like a completely different person, with others thinking he looks […]

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 […]

Non-surgical facelifts: A guide

What is a non-surgical facelift? A non-surgical facelift can refer to procedures such as laser resurfacing and facial injectables which don’t use a knife and don’t require hospitalisation. These procedures aim to address the effects of aging by gently tightening the skin and adding volume where there is loss. Skin can sag and wrinkle as […]