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 & Wednesday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday: 8 a.m.–7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

MidAmerica Plastic Surgery Blog

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As we age, we all develop lines and wrinkles, which can sometimes make us look older than we actually feel. Men can actually be more susceptible to developing premature lines and wrinkles, especially in the glabella, commonly referred to as “frown lines” or “elevens.” Fortunately, there are solutions to this. Dysport and Botox are for …

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What Men Should Know About Gynecomastia Surgery

As plastic surgery continues to grow in popularity, more and more individuals are becoming increasingly transparent about undergoing cosmetic procedures, including men. According to statistics reported by The Aesthetic Society, over 28,000 men underwent gynecomastia surgery in 2021.  What is Gynecomastia? Gynecomastia is a common medical condition in which a man’s breasts become enlarged or …

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Premier Member Appreciation Event!

We are so appreciative of our Premier Members for their ongoing support of The Spa at MidAmerica. To show our appreciation, we are hosting a members-only happy hour event on Wednesday, June 29th 5:30-7:30p.m. at Global Brew Tap House in Edwardsville, IL! Premier Members will be able to meet up and chat with our provider …

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Summer-Safe Acne Treatments

June is National Acne Awareness month! Did you know that acne is considered a medical condition? According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), acne affects between 40-50 million Americans at some point in their lives and is the most common type of skin disorder. Many of our patients here at The Spa at MidAmerica, …

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3 Decisions Breast Augmentation Patients Make

Choosing to get breast implants for cosmetic reasons is a highly personal and exciting decision- a decision that is made by about 300,000 women each year in the U.S. This choice leads to several other decisions for breast augmentation patients at our Glen Carbon, Illinois, practice. Most patients expect to just choose the size of …

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Our Favorite SPFs

Did you know that May 27th is National Sunscreen Day? This day is dedicated to bringing awareness to the protection that sunscreen offers from the sun’s harmful UV rays. The Spa at MidAmerica Plastic Surgery, located in Glen Carbon, IL is committed to educating our patients on the importance of protecting their skin from harmful …

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Common Types of Skin Cancer

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month! The purpose of Skin Cancer Awareness month is to bring attention to the dangers of skin cancer and educate individuals on ways to prevent it. According to skincancer.org, over five million individuals are diagnosed with skin cancer every year in the United States, making it the most common form …

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How We’re Helping Patients Reach Their Goals

Are you considering cosmetic surgery, but having a hard time achieving a healthy BMI? If you have read our blog, Why Your BMI Matters you already know why having a BMI under 30 is recommended before a surgical procedure. A BMI over 30 can increase your risk of complications, affect results, and even alter your …

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Full vs. Mini Tummy Tuck: What’s The Difference?

Many patients who schedule consultations to discuss tummy tuck surgery at our practice near Edwardsville, IL, naturally want to know if they are good candidates for a mini tummy tuck. When it comes to surgery, a mini tummy tuck certainly sounds more appealing. Something that is mini, however, also tends to produce less dramatic results. …

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Benefits of Vitamin C

Did you know that vitamin C offers benefits that go beyond keeping our inner bodies healthy? Vitamin C has also made a name for itself in the world of skincare over the last several years, and for a good reason. As a powerful anti-aging ingredient, vitamin C is packed with the nutrients needed to create …

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