MidAmerica Plastic Surgery: Ryan Diederich, MD
4955 South State Route 159 #1
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
(618) 288-7855
Monday & Wednesday: 7 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–12 p.m.

The Spa at MidAmerica Plastic Surgery
4955 South State Route 159 #1
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
(618) 307-6233
Monday–Tuesday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

MidAmerica Plastic Surgery Blog

What to Wear to Surgery

“What do I wear on the day of my procedure?” This is a question you may not think about the night before or possibly even the morning of your procedure. To have an idea of where to start, and to fill you in on some things that might surprise you, we put together this blog …

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Purchasing Skin Care During COVID-19

If you're anything like me, you have not been wearing make up during this "shelter in place" order, which leads to a lot of looking at your bare skin in your front camera (yikes) or mirror. Skin care sales have been through the roof and I have to assume it is because now more than …

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2020

Mother's Day is right around the corner and now more than ever, moms deserve something GOOD! Chances are she has been working, homeschooling, cooking, cleaning, and trying to keep her head above water during this crisis. To help you show your appreciation for the amazing moms, we are here to give gift inspiration! At Home …

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How Common is Labiaplasty?

By Dr. Ryan Diederich I find it remarkable how open patients are with their friends about the concerns they have, whether it be wrinkles they are unhappy with, how they would like to change breast size or appearance, the skin laxity from children, or localized adipose tissue (fat deposits). However, we see patients for labiaplasty …

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Nominate a Frontline Worker here!

To show our appreciation, we have put together a giveaway for one special winner. This giveaway includes a HydraFacial, one area of Dysport, your choice of cleanser, your choice of corrective treatment, and SkinCeuticals Biocellulose Mask. The 2 products of your choice will be selected at your appointment to ensure you receive the product that …

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Tummy Tuck: Full vs Mini

A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is the best way to remove excess skin on the abdomen. At MidAmerica Plastic Surgery, this is one of our most common procedures. Dr. Diederich, our board certified plastic surgeon, performs a more advanced version of a tummy tuck that does not require the use of drains! Did you know …

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How I Became a Plastic Surgeon

Regularly I’m asked, “Why did you become a Plastic Surgeon?”   My path in medicine definitely follows an unusual but amazing course, for which I’m thankful. When I was younger, I was fortunate enough to get a job at Egyptian Hills Marina, now called, The Resort at Egyptian Hills, at Lake of Egypt in Southern …

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How We Are Social Distancing

Given the current state of affairs regarding the coronavirus and resulting pandemic; numerous services, both private and governmental, have been affected which adversely affects our practice, staff and patients.  Social distancing steps are being taken to “flatten the curve” and slow the inflow of cases to healthcare facilities. The following steps have been implemented at …

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Valentine’s Day at The Spa

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, we wanted to go through how we are celebrating at The Spa at MidAmerica! Every year, we have some fun putting together packages for you all to either gift or use to treat yourself. You may purchase the following specials by stopping by our office or by calling. …

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What is Diastasis Recti and How to Fix It

Diastasis Recti There are many changes that come with pregnancy. Morning sickness, weight gain, and a new baby to name a few. One thing that many people don’t think about, or even know about sometimes, is Diastasis Recti. As the baby needs more room to grow, the abdominal muscles stretch to accommodate this. This does …

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