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 […]

Mr Alex Karidis comments on the BAAPS decision to review BBL surgery

Last month, the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) decided to review the safety of buttock fat grafting, known in popular culture as the Brazilian Butt Lift. At the BAAPS Annual Scientific Meeting in London, members of BAAPS of which Mr Alex Karidis is one debated the topic and then voted for a formal […]

New trends: introducing the hybrid breast augmentation

Hybrid has become one of the buzzwords in the fields of tech and industry and is now dominating the aesthetics market with the introduction of the hybrid breast augmentation. The female desire to enhance the size and shape of their breasts hasn’t disappeared but concerns over breast implants and the impetus to produce the optimal, […]

Mr Alex Karidis publishes paper on gynaecomastia stitching technique

Following on from winning the Hackett Memorial Prize awarded by the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), the paper written by Mr Alex Karidis and his trainee surgeon Log Murugesan has now been published in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. This is the official publication of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and it is […]

The big freeze starts – now’s the time to get in shape for the festive season

With temperatures dropping and the big Christmas countdown starting, now is the time to start thinking about looking your best this festive season. However much you work out or count the calories, you may still not be feeling it due to stubborn pockets of fat that just won’t shift. Whether that’s back fat, love handles, […]

September saw spike in demand for mummy makeovers  

It’s usually assumed that January is the time of new beginnings, but at the Karidis Clinic, we’ve become aware that September can often be a moment for making those all-important, life-changing decisions. Since the start of September we noticed a spike in demand for the mummy makeover procedure and it seems that the back to […]

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 […]

Man up: how to get rid of a double chin

Nobody likes to see evidence of a double chin – whether catching a sideways glance in a mirror or a less than fortunate selfie angle – and unlike unwelcome fat on any other part of the body, it can be harder to hide with flattering clothing. Even very slim people can be plagued with a […]

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 […]