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 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 […]

Alex Karidis named best for London body contouring

In their recent Best of British issue, Claridges’ Maybourne magazine named Alex Karidis ‘London’s body contouring king’ as they praised the ‘tailored selection’ of surgical and non-surgical options for sculpting the body that is available at Karidis Clinic. They highlighted Alex’s superior surgical technique that results in quicker healing and minimal scarring, whether that’s for […]

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 […]

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 […]

3 reasons why moob reduction is on the rise

If you’re worried you suffer from gynaecomastia – the medical name for ‘man boobs’ or ‘moobs’ – then you’re not alone. In a 2014 study, it was estimated that 30% of men experience this condition at some point in their life, but even though it’s pretty common, many men find it extremely distressing, particularly in […]

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 […]

How to minimise bruising after cosmetic surgery

Cosmetic surgery bruising: why it happens Post operative bruising and swelling are a common and perfectly natural response to a cosmetic surgery procedure. As your muscles and tissues need to heal from the trauma of surgery, some degree of bruising is expected. Bruising, especially when it is in a highly visible place such as the […]

20 years of enhancing identities…

Cosmetic surgeon Mr Alex Karidis MDFRCS celebrates a triumphant 20 years enhancing identities Long known as one of the UK’s leading and most well respected cosmetic surgeons, this year Alex Karidis celebrates 20 years of practice. Amongst surgical procedures including male chest reduction, breast augmentation surgery, liposuction and more, Mr Karidis performs an average of […]