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 […]

Lift off: your skin tightening options

The latest cosmetic surgery stats from the US are in and it seems the Zoom Boom was a thing as there was a 40 per cent increase in facial plastic surgery in 2021. New data from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) shows that facelift demand was significantly up on the […]

How to Get Rid of a Double Chin: Treatment Options

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 […]

What is a lower face lift?

Everyone ages differently and, depending on the area you want rejuvenated, there are different facelift techniques that can be considered. The face can be broadly split into thirds; the upper face is your eyes and above to your forehead. The term mid-face covers the area from the corner of the eyes to the corner of […]

Your face or your figure? New study proves fat loss accelerates the ageing process

As many of us might be struggling with new year weight loss resolutions about this time, it’s interesting to note that losing the pounds might make our clothes fit better but will not do us any favours in terms of facial ageing. A new US study has proven that the phenomenon known as ‘Diet Face’ […]

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 […]

Eat well to heal well: the top 10 foods you should be eating after cosmetic surgery

What we eat is one of the most important factors in our overall health and can influence our physical, mental and even emotional wellbeing. This is particularly critical after undergoing surgery, as any cosmetic surgery procedure involves an element of trauma to the body. We asked Nutritionist Yvonne Wake which are the top ten foods […]

“I look in the mirror every single day and still have joy”

Seven years on from her facelift surgery, Jess explains why it is still the best decision she has ever made. I had been thinking about a facelift for a few years because I didn’t like the reflection I saw in the mirror and the gap between how I looked and how I felt was just […]

Combination cosmetic surgery & mummy makeovers: What are they and what are the benefits?

Plastic surgeons around the globe have seen a sharp increase in cosmetic surgery enquiries this year, variously ascribed to the wearing of face masks driving a demand for eyelid lifts or to Zoom face envy. Another trend we’ve seen in clinic is the advent of the multiple procedure. “A lot of people may have one, […]