https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iy7q1ZcWw9I Turtleneck and scarf season will be over soon and so will our perfect cover ups for those pesky double chins. Submental fullness (AKA the double chin) is not a good look for anyone. We’ve all caught that bad angle in a picture and thought where on earth did that chin come from?! Submental fullness …Read More
MidAmerica Plastic Surgery: Ryan Diederich, MD
4955 South State Route 159 #1
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
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MidAmerica Plastic Surgery Blog
It is officially the gift giving season! We are here to help you make Christmas shopping a breeze. Below we have listed our top choices for gifts that you can pick up at The Spa at MidAmerica! To purchase any of the items below, call or stop by The Spa at MidAmerica in Glen Carbon, …Read More
Amanda Eversgerd, BSN-RN joined The Spa at MidAmerica Plastic Surgery early this fall as a Nurse Injector. We are excited to see what Amanda brings to our Medical Spa and for our clients to get to know her. Amanda and her husband reside in O'fallon, where they raise their four wonderful children. They have two …Read More
As “Plastic Surgery ‘The meeting’” comes to a close, I reflect on my time here. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons hosts an annual meeting for board-certified and board eligible plastic surgeons as well as their residents, fellows, and support staff. The program is a wonderful opportunity to network with some of the brightest minds …Read More
Is that a mustache on my face..nope, it’s just Melasma (insert face palm.) I honestly was naïve and never thought I would suffer from Melasma. I went to school specifically to study and help others with their skin. It’s not supposed to happen to Aestheticians, right? WRONG! 8 months into my pregnancy and BOOM I …Read More
One of the biggest fears I often hear from patients is that they are afraid of fillers. Why? Because they are worried about looking unnatural or fake. Hyaluronic acid fillers have been used in the aesthetic field since the early 2000's. Since then, there have been continuous advancements to the technology that goes into making …Read More
No one likes to hear it, but when it comes to sun protection, there's a good chance you're doing it wrong. I hear from patients often that things were a lot different “back in the day.” A time before airbags, nutrition labeling, Surgeon General warnings, and unfortunately before anyone knew what ultraviolet rays were. No …Read More
Happy Summer! After becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2013, I joined Dr. Diederich at MidAmerica Plastic Surgery. I chose a career in treating skin cancer because it is something I have been passionate about since high school. When my mother had squamous cell carcinoma removed off her arm and was unhappy with the way …Read More
Absolutely nothing is more important to me than the safety of my plastic surgery patients. I routinely see prospective breast augmentation patients from St. Louis, as well as communities right here in Illinois, and it's imperative that I demonstrate that I'm worthy of their trust. In the interest of transparency, I want to use this …Read More
You're invited to MidAmerica's Open House on September 13, 2016. Come learn about what MidAmerica has to offer! Doors open at 5:30 pm. Enjoy food and beverages, attendance prizes, giveaways, and specials on products, services, and gift cards.Read More