Smoking before cosmetic surgery: Things to be aware of

A facelift, tummy tuck, breast reduction or any cosmetic surgery procedure is a significant investment of time and money, so it makes sense to protect that investment. Every patient at the Karidis Clinic is advised to stop smoking before their operation and afterwards. If you are wondering, why can’t you smoke before surgery, here are […]

International Nurses Day: spotlight on our squad

Every year on 12 May, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world. Karidis Clinic is super-powered by nurses, and we take this moment to honour their hard work and dedication. This year’s International Nurses Day, the focus is on showcasing their incredible work and the difference they make […]

The 3 cosmetic surgery procedures you’ve probably never heard of

A global pandemic does not seem to have slowed down the demand for cosmetic surgery both here in the UK and around the world and, alongside well-known ops such as boob jobs and tummy tucks, newer cosmetic surgery procedures are emerging. These treatments often arise as a response to patient-led demand to tackle less conventional […]

Boosting surgery: young women experience ‘significant’ benefit from breast asymmetry correction

For most women, nature doesn’t create perfectly symmetrical breasts. It’s thought that one in four women’s breasts are different in shape or size; sometimes it’s a subtle difference, but for many it is significant and can cause a great deal of distress. For young women this can have a negative impact on their self-image and […]

Cosmetic breast surgery explained

Breast augmentation remains the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in the UK and has helped make plastic surgery seem more accessible and acceptable, but enhancing your breasts isn’t your only option. You might have always been unhappy with your breast shape or size, or maybe you’ve seen them change and begin to look less pert […]

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 […]

Cosmetic surgery trends in 2020

With a new decade in front of us, we take a look at the aesthetic trends that look to dominate and the ever-changing face of cosmetic surgery. Cosmetic Surgery Trend: The Breast Option Breast augmentation with implants remains as popular in our London cosmetic breast surgery clinic as ever. Still, recent concerns over the safety […]

Cosmetic surgery in the spotlight

To many, Love Island isn’t just a guilty pleasure but actually a highly damaging blight on TV, fuelling a rise in body anxiety in young people. And now presenter Caroline Flack has decided to lean into the controversy further with the announcement of her latest TV venture, a C4 show called The Surjury. Each episode […]

New to Karidis Clinic: Calf Reduction

If you’re bothered about the appearance of your calves – maybe you feel they are too masculine looking or too muscular – a calf reduction is now a possibility and we’re excited to introduce this new treatment to our clinic. Consultant plastic surgeon Mr Mark Ho-Asjoe is highly skilled in injectable treatments and is able […]

RealSelf release their list of most researched cosmetic procedures in 2019

As 2019 draws to a close and with a new decade is on the horizon, it’s time for all those annual lists and guides to be released. Now RealSelf, the leading online resource for everything cosmetic, has just released its most-researched surgical and non-surgical treatments of the year. CoolSculpting freezes out the competition Unsurprisingly, anti-wrinkle […]