Facelift, Neck Lift or MyEllevate?
The effects of gravity on the face are well documented and manifest as lowering of the eyebrows, hooding of the upper eyelids, bulges under the eyes, flattened cheeks and deepening folds deepening the nose and the mouth. However, it is often the lower face where we see the worst effects of gravity. A common ageing […]
Is the deep plane facelift superior to other facelift techniques?
Although the importance of addressing the SMAS layer in facial rejuvenation surgery was first highlighted in the 1970s, plastic surgeons devised further techniques that dove deeper into the face, leading to the so-called ‘deeper plane surgeries. Partly, this is because we are a somewhat restless bunch with a constant desire to push boundaries further to […]
What is the deep plane facelift and why is everyone talking about it?
Yet again, in light of the latest trendy social media and marketing buzz swirling around the so-called ‘deep plane facelift’, it seems that I’m pushed to defend my technique or viewpoints concerning facelift surgery. The age-old question of which facelift technique is the ‘best’ or ‘most superior’ continues to rage on, as it did when […]
What’s the Difference Between Neck Lift & Lower Facelift Surgery?
The contours of our neck and jawline play an essential role in maintaining a youthful appearance, so it’s no wonder that sagging jowls and a turkey neck are common ageing concerns. Loss of skin elasticity and tissue descent is a vital component of the ageing process, and these quickly manifest on our lower face and […]
How to Tighten Sagging Skin on Your Face
Sagging skin is unavoidable as we get older, however much we commit to looking after ourselves both inside and out. The skin on the face can sag in different ways. Fine lines and wrinkles emerge, bags form under the eyes, and folds deepen between the nose and mouth and down to the jaw, jowls and […]
Karidis Clinic in the media
As a leading London plastic surgeon with over 25 years’ experience in performing the full range of cosmetic surgery procedures, Mr Alex Karidis is regularly invited to comment by the press and TV on the latest developments in the field. Recently, he was invited on GB News with Nana Akua to discuss the risks of […]
Join our experts at Karidis Clinic for live demos and exclusive offers
We are excited to welcome you into our clinic space to meet our team of experts on Wednesday 20th September, between 6pm and 8pm. Have all your burning questions answered by our Karidis Clinic panel, including resident surgeons Mr Alex Karidis and Mr Mark Ho-Asjoe. Expect light refreshments, an opportunity to see and hear about […]
Can you tighten loose skin after weight loss?
How to get rid of loose skin after losing weight is a common question we get asked at Karidis Clinic, as it can be incredibly frustrating to hit your goal weight and be left with sagging skin that mars your new-found contours. Often patients want to know if it’s possible to do this without surgery, […]
Coming of age: increased demand for a refresh among older male patients
Ageism doesn’t just affect women. In fact, a 2019 Hiscox Ageing in the Workplace Study found that “more men than women feel that their advancing age has adversely impacted their careers.” At Karidis Clinic, we’ve seen a growth in older male patients wanting a dynamic refresh as they remain in an increasingly competitive workforce longer […]
Latest UK figures reveal cosmetic surgery boom
The UK’s leading independent plastic surgery organisation, the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), has recently released its annual audit and 2022 witnessed a noteworthy boom in cosmetic surgery demand. According to the figures, procedures were up 102% overall last year. A post-Covid rise was expected, but demand was significantly higher than it was […]