Are my rhinoplasty expectations realistic?

Despite being one of the most popular and widely performed cosmetic surgery procedures, rhinoplasty can achieve lower patient satisfaction in comparison to a breast augmentation or an abdominoplasty. On RealSelf, the cosmetic surgery review site, it rates 90% patient satisfaction, compared to 95% for tummy tucks and 97% for boob jobs. Partly this is due […]

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We’re looking for a special person to join our team as our front of house receptionist. As the first point of contact for Karidis Clinic, you are required to create a welcoming atmosphere to the clinic ensuring all visitors are greeted in a professional manner, and ensuring they are comfortable. If they are first time […]

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 […]

Everything you need to know about rhinoplasty recovery

The rhinoplasty is an ever-popular cosmetic surgery procedure which aims to create a more aesthetically pleasing appearance to the nose and achieve harmony with the other facial features, while preserving or improving nasal function. Whether your nose job is functional, i.e., to address breathing issues, or cosmetic or a combination of both, you will be […]

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 […]

The Perfect Rhinoplasty: Form and Function

Form and function are inextricably linked in rhinoplasty surgery. While the perception is often that plastic surgery merely aims to enhance the appearance, for many patients it also improves the function of the body. This is often the case in rhinoplasty procedures. The innate relationship between the form of the nose and its function means […]

“I completely love my new nose; I wish I’d done it sooner if anything”

From the age of 18, Meg was self-conscious about the bump in her nose and the shape of the tip. Once she decided to go ahead with nose surgery, she chose Mr Alex Karidis because she felt fully confident in his surgical abilities and trusted him to achieve the results she was hoping for. Since […]

What can a rhinoplasty realistically do?

Rhinoplasty | December 2020 Although you may often hear you have your father’s eyes or your mother’s smile, a recent study has found that the nose is the facial feature we’re most likely to inherit from our parents. Scientists at King’s College in London found that nose shape, and the tip in particular, is 66% […]

Double the benefits: why combination cosmetic surgery is on the rise

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, […]

The Lockdown List: our most in-demand cosmetic surgery procedures

‘Zoom face envy’, lockdown weight gain and the ability to hide away while you’re recovering from your op have all been credited with an increase in cosmetic surgery demand over the last few months. Certainly, here at Karidis Clinic, we’ve been busy during lockdown answering your queries and discussing your concerns during the online consultations […]