The Next Big Thing: Our Top 4 Aesthetic Predictions for 2024

If you’ve decided not to make any short-lived resolutions but embrace long-term holistic goals in 2024, you’re likely to be an early adopter of the big swing we’re seeing in the aesthetic industry with its emphasis on regenerative treatments that could slow down or prevent ageing by harnessing the power of our own cells. Combining […]

Understanding the psychology of a facelift

Physically, a facelift can lift the skin, tighten the jowls and smooth the face. Mentally and emotionally, the reasons men and women may wish to undergo facial rejuvenation surgery, and therefore its impact, are profound and complicated. Ageing has changed in terms of how people perceive themselves. When it comes to the body, you can […]

The making of a breast surgery expert

Plastic surgery has two components. Reconstructive plastic surgery aims to restore both function and appearance after an illness or accident or due to a congenital disability. Aesthetic plastic surgery or cosmetic surgery is elective surgery which aims to change or enhance physical appearance from choice rather than due to disease, congenital or trauma reasons. After […]

Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation vs Breast Implants: Which is best?

According to the most recent cosmetic surgery figures from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, breast augmentation once again is the most popular procedure in the UK and was up 67 % from the previous year’s figures. The desire for fuller and more shapely breasts has led many women to explore fat transfer to […]

Open vs Closed Rhinoplasty: Which Is Best?

A closed rhinoplasty is where all incisions are made inside the nostrils, leaving no visible external scarring, however an open rhinoplasty includes these same incisions but also an additional one on the underside of the nose. Rhinoplasty has a long and varied history and is the first recorded cosmetic surgery procedure, with evidence suggesting it […]

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 […]

Your options for aesthetic reshaping of the breast

Breast augmentation remains the UK’s most requested cosmetic procedure and is designed to enhance the size and shape of the breasts. Your options include breast augmentation with implants, fat transfer to the breast and the hybrid breast augmentation, the latter emerging as an increasingly popular choice. Here, we’ll explore what each procedure entails, including safety, […]

What Breast Implants Look The Most Natural?

Cosmetic surgery trends come and go, and in the early days of breast augmentation, women often wanted larger, attention-grabbing implants. However, Karidis Clinic patients today typically want a more subtle, natural breast enhancement that suits their frame and lifestyle. Here, we will explore what makes breast implants look the most natural, how to achieve a […]

Facelift, Neck Lift or MyEllevate?

The effects of gravity on the face are well documented and manifest as lowering of the eyebrows, hooding of the upper eyelids, bulges under the eyes, flattened cheeks and deepening folds deepening the nose and the mouth. However, it is often the lower face where we see the worst effects of gravity. A common ageing […]

Five Celebrities With Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia, a condition characterised by the enlargement of male breast tissue, is more common than one might think. It’s estimated that up to 65% of men will be affected by it at some point in their lives, and this includes male celebrities who you may think embody fitness and health. Many men suffering from gynecomastia […]