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 […]

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 […]

Types of rhinoplasty

The nose is the central feature of the face and therefore the aim of rhinoplasty is always to achieve balance and proportion – as a result, each rhinoplasty procedure at our London clinic is carefully planned and unique to the patient’s concerns and requirements. Rhinoplasty surgery types There are four types of Rhinoplasty procedure, closed rhinoplasty, […]

The rise of the non-surgical nose job

It comes as no surprise that nose jobs (rhinoplasty) are one of the most popular aesthetic surgeries in the world. As a non-invasive alternative, non-surgical rhinoplasty has also been gaining in popularity over the last few years for both men and women. There are not many people who are happy with their nose. Whether they […]

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 […]

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 […]