Can Diastasis recti be fixed?

The physical and emotional changes that occur during pregnancy and childbirth are both wonderful and sometimes unwelcome. A common occurrence is diastasis recti, or separation of the connective tissue that holds the parallel rectus abdominis muscle tightly together to accommodate the growing baby. It’s estimated that two-thirds of women experience this separation by the final […]

The app is back!

Acting as your personal concierge from the moment you download it, the Karidis Clinic Cosmetic Surgery Patient Journey App supports your entire surgical journey with us, giving you prompts and alerts as to when to take action, rest, rebook and more. Hear from Mr Karidis, your dedicated nurse and previous patients about your desired operation. […]

Alex Karidis named best for London body contouring

In their recent Best of British issue, Claridges’ Maybourne magazine named Alex Karidis ‘London’s body contouring king’ as they praised the ‘tailored selection’ of surgical and non-surgical options for sculpting the body that is available at Karidis Clinic. They highlighted Alex’s superior surgical technique that results in quicker healing and minimal scarring, whether that’s for […]

How to tighten skin after weight loss naturally

The benefits of weight loss are well known and always welcome: more energy, a more defined body, and a marked improvement in general health and wellbeing. But one change that isn’t appreciated is loose skin. Whether the cause is rapid weight loss – studies show that about 70% of people who undergo bariatric surgery are […]

How to get rid of FUPA

In Beyoncé’s fourth Vogue cover spread she used the term ‘FUPA’ to describe the weight she had gained after giving birth to twins. After this interview, the question on everyone’s mind was what exactly is a ‘FUPA’ and how to get rid of it. What is FUPA? FUPA is an acronym which stands for ‘fat […]

How to get rid of belly fat?

We all have body bits that we are self-conscious of, and for many men and women the stomach area is their chief concern, so it’s not surprising that one of the most frequently asked questions we’re asked is how to get rid of belly fat. Weight fluctuations, natural ageing and pregnancy can all contribute to […]

Join our team!

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 […]

Male demand for body contouring surgery remains firm, according to latest cosmetic surgery stats

A global pandemic actually became the perfect time to undergo a procedure as plastic surgeons around the world reported record numbers of enquiries throughout lockdown. Whether it’s due to the phenomenon of Zoom anxiety, the ability to hide behind a mask, concern about quarantine weight gain or the ability to recover in secret while working […]

Abdominoplasty – No Quick Fix 

It’s not surprising that the easing of lockdown has fuelled demand for body reshaping procedures, such as tummy tucks and liposuction, as we all want to look our best when we are finally able to socialise without restrictions. Cosmetic surgery, though, should always be approached with caution and the role of the ethical plastic surgeon […]

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 […]