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 […]

6 steps to summer legs

Do you feel slightly nervous when temperatures start to rise and your legs have to make an appearance? Although Summer may still feel some way off, now’s the time to start prepping your legs for warmer weather as many aesthetic treatments need a few sessions for optimal results. Here’s the Karidis Clinic treatment guide to […]

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 tighten loose skin on thighs 

The many benefits, both physical and psychological, of weight loss surgery were revealed in a study published earlier this year – those surveyed reported greater physical health, more energy and less body pain. However, many men and women who experience significant weight loss often have mixed feelings when they achieve their goal weight. While there […]

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 […]

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, […]

The final countdown: eat your way to cosmetic surgery success

The maxim is that if you fail to prepare, then you’re preparing to fail, and that’s as true for cosmetic surgery as with everything else. Making sure you’re in optimal health before your procedure can help deliver the optimal outcome and, as a recent study proved, even those very last few meals might make a […]

Cosmetic surgery in the spotlight

To many, Love Island isn’t just a guilty pleasure but actually a highly damaging blight on TV, fuelling a rise in body anxiety in young people. And now presenter Caroline Flack has decided to lean into the controversy further with the announcement of her latest TV venture, a C4 show called The Surjury. Each episode […]

New to Karidis Clinic: Calf Reduction

If you’re bothered about the appearance of your calves – maybe you feel they are too masculine looking or too muscular – a calf reduction is now a possibility and we’re excited to introduce this new treatment to our clinic. Consultant plastic surgeon Mr Mark Ho-Asjoe is highly skilled in injectable treatments and is able […]