Mini Tummy Tuck vs Full Tummy Tuck: What’s the Difference?

Pursuing a trim and toned abdomen is a common goal, but the road to achieving it isn’t one-size-fits-all. For those seeking to address excess abdominal skin and fat, two popular options are the mini tummy tuck and the full tummy tuck. Both procedures aim to enhance the appearance of the midsection, yet they differ significantly […]

What is an Apron Belly & How Can You Get Rid of It?

An apron belly, also known as a ‘mother’s apron’ or pannus stomach, is a common and often distressing concern after significant weight loss, as loose abdominal skin and excess fatty tissue hang over the abdomen. It is also often a concern for women after childbirth, hence the name. What is an apron belly? When you’ve […]

What’s the Difference Between Liposuction & a Tummy Tuck

The stomach is a common body concern for both men and women, particularly as we age and our metabolism becomes slower and less efficient. Age also often brings considerable lifestyle changes and greater stress. Our body reacts to stress by releasing the hormone cortisol, and elevated cortisol levels increase belly fat. What are the differences […]

Karidis Clinic in the media

As a leading London plastic surgeon with over 25 years’ experience in performing the full range of cosmetic surgery procedures, Mr Alex Karidis is regularly invited to comment by the press and TV on the latest developments in the field. Recently, he was invited on GB News with Nana Akua to discuss the risks of […]

Join our experts at Karidis Clinic for live demos and exclusive offers

We are excited to welcome you into our clinic space to meet our team of experts on Wednesday 20th September, between 6pm and 8pm. Have all your burning questions answered by our Karidis Clinic panel, including resident surgeons Mr Alex Karidis and Mr Mark Ho-Asjoe. Expect light refreshments, an opportunity to see and hear about […]

Can you tighten loose skin after weight loss?  

How to get rid of loose skin after losing weight is a common question we get asked at Karidis Clinic, as it can be incredibly frustrating to hit your goal weight and be left with sagging skin that mars your new-found contours. Often patients want to know if it’s possible to do this without surgery, […]

3 steps to a toned tummy

As temperatures rise and holidays loom, it’s no wonder our insecurities are mounting with the knowledge that we will soon have to don a bikini or board shorts. Although we firmly believe the concept of a summer body is subjective and no one should feel pressured to look a certain way, the tummy is a […]

Latest UK figures reveal cosmetic surgery boom

The UK’s leading independent plastic surgery organisation, the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), has recently released its annual audit and 2022 witnessed a noteworthy boom in cosmetic surgery demand. According to the figures, procedures were up 102% overall last year. A post-Covid rise was expected, but demand was significantly higher than it was […]

Can you speed up your cosmetic surgery recovery?

Cosmetic surgery is one of the biggest life choices you make and concerns about the recovery process can be a critical factor in making that decision. Although the post-surgery timeframe and experience will vary from patient to patient and is often procedure dependent, there are certain steps you can take to boost your recovery. Quit […]

Banishing belly fat: gut health, menopause diet and more…

CoolSculpting is no longer offered at Karidis Clinic. Call us on 0207 432 8727 or email us at to find out what exciting new body reshaping treatments we offer.   After our Christmas and New Year indulgences, it’s no wonder that many of us embark on a health kick to achieve the body we […]