The male mood boost

This week has been Men’s Health Awareness Week with the focus on both physical and emotional wellbeing. Cosmetic surgery is sometimes portrayed in the media as a frivolous choice, but there’s a growing body of research on its psychological effects and many studies show that cosmetic surgery patients show significant improvement in their self-esteem post-surgery. […]

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 […]

How to get rid of gynecomastia

Gynecomastia, commonly known as male breast enlargement, can cause a great deal of distress to sufferers so it’s not surprising that so many men are searching for ways to get rid of gynecomastia. “From a psychological point of view, it can affect your confidence and self-esteem considerably,” comments Mr Alex Karidis, who is one of […]

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 […]

Mr Karidis talks all things gynaecomastia to Aesthetic Journal

Mr Alex Karidis is renowned for his expertise and experience in treating gynaecomastia and recently sat down with Aesthetic Journal to discuss this common and oft-distressing condition. Gynaecomastia affects 35% of men and can have a profound physical and psychological impact, so it’s not surprising that it’s become one of our most requested procedures. Towards […]

Male demand for body contouring surgery remains firm, according to latest cosmetic surgery stats

A global pandemic actually became the perfect time to undergo a procedure as plastic surgeons around the world reported record numbers of enquiries throughout lockdown. Whether it’s due to the phenomenon of Zoom anxiety, the ability to hide behind a mask, concern about quarantine weight gain or the ability to recover in secret while working […]

Everything you need to know about cosmetic surgery recovery

Following on from our last blog post that focused on the rhinoplasty recovery process, here’s a rundown of the downtime you can expect after some of the other cosmetic surgery operations we offer. All procedures and patients are different but, from the immediate downtime to the full recovery period that can last weeks or even […]

Male cosmetic surgery more popular than ever in a pandemic

The shift to WFH and the vogue of video calls has led to an acceleration of what was already an emerging trend – over the last twelve months, we’ve seen an increase in men turning to aesthetics to enhance their appearance and boost confidence through this challenging time Cosmetic surgery as self-care Until now, the […]

How to Get Rid of Man Boobs

Man boobs, known medically as gynaecomastia, is thought to affect 30% of men post-puberty, although is much more common in men over the age of 50 – the reported prevalence is up to 70% due to the general decline in testosterone levels.  For all those using this lockdown to really commit to their health and […]