New to Karidis Clinic: The Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty

The non-surgical nose job is becoming a very popular and exciting alternative to a surgical rhinoplasty and is one of the new treatments we’re offering at Karidis Clinic. Plastic surgeon Mr Mark Ho-Asjoe is highly skilled in injectable treatments and is able to sculpt the nose with temporary hyaluronic acid dermal fillers, camouflaging a bump […]

New to Karidis Clinic: Varicose Vein Treatments

We are always excited to introduce new treatments to Karidis Clinic and recently we have welcomed consultant vascular surgeon Mr David Greenstein to the team to offer minimally-invasive, highly effective varicose vein treatments. Varicose veins are very common, affecting both men and women and often becoming a cause for concern in late teens and early […]

Mr Alex Karidis comments on the BAAPS decision to review BBL surgery

Last month, the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) decided to review the safety of buttock fat grafting, known in popular culture as the Brazilian Butt Lift. At the BAAPS Annual Scientific Meeting in London, members of BAAPS of which Mr Alex Karidis is one debated the topic and then voted for a formal […]

How to minimise cosmetic surgery scarring

Recently, the papers have been dominated with news of Katie Price’s latest cosmetic surgery adventure, accompanied by gruesome photographs revealing her facelift and breast augmentation scars. With stories of how the scars have become infected, that she had to fly back to Turkey to see her surgeon or even that she was worried her ears […]

Heal thyself: how the cosmetic surgery diet can boost your recovery

It’s no secret that we are what we eat, and a good diet is directly linked to our overall health and wellbeing. The impact of your nutritional status on the outcome of surgery has also been well documented so we decided to develop the Karidis Cosmetic Surgery Diet as part of our commitment to supporting […]

Exploring the emotional aspect of the cosmetic surgery journey

Emotional wellbeing has been the focus of much media coverage this week as Mental Health Awareness Week takes place in the UK. This year’s theme is Body Image, highlighting that how we think and feel about our bodies has a profound impact on our mental health. In a recent survey conducted by the Mental Health […]

The Body Ballancer lymphatic massage system launches at Karidis Clinic

What is the Body Ballancer? Massaging your way to a healthier, toned body and a relaxed mind may sound like a fantasy; but it is now a reality. The Body Ballancer is our new state-of-the-art, FDA approved, lymphatic massage system that we are excited to be able to now offer at the Karidis Clinic. It […]

How to minimise bruising after cosmetic surgery

Cosmetic surgery bruising: why it happens Post operative bruising and swelling are a common and perfectly natural response to a cosmetic surgery procedure. As your muscles and tissues need to heal from the trauma of surgery, some degree of bruising is expected. Bruising, especially when it is in a highly visible place such as the […]

20 years of enhancing identities…

Cosmetic surgeon Mr Alex Karidis MDFRCS celebrates a triumphant 20 years enhancing identities Long known as one of the UK’s leading and most well respected cosmetic surgeons, this year Alex Karidis celebrates 20 years of practice. Amongst surgical procedures including male chest reduction, breast augmentation surgery, liposuction and more, Mr Karidis performs an average of […]