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: 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

Ultrasound Device to Monitor Breast Implants

One of the most common concerns with silicone breast implants is the risk of silent rupture. Because these implants tend to hold their shape even in the event of a leak, it can be hard to know if the implants are compromised. To help ease concern of both patients and Dr. Diederich, MidAmerica Plastic Surgery …

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Premier Membership: Relaunching May 2021

Our Premier Membership relaunches in May 2021! We are excited about the new and improved membership for many different reasons. The new membership allows treatment flexibility, special Botox/Dysport/Xeomin pricing, specials on products and services, and exclusive events. The Premier Membership is a $130 subscription fee that will be taken out on the 1st of each …

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Filler + COVID Vaccine: What You Need to Know

Have you had the COVID-19 vaccine? And If no, do you plan to receive the COVID-19 vaccine? We are currently recommending that patients wait a minimum of 4 weeks before or after getting their COVID-19 vaccine to receive filler at The Spa at MidAmerica. There have only been a few incidences noted where patients have …

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Types of Skin Cancer

A main area of focus for Laura McKinzie, FNP, is treating skin cancers. This typically starts with an annual skin check and subsequent biopsies, if needed. She is able to treat certain skin cancers in the office through the Modified Mohs procedure. Learn more about the different types of skin cancer below. Basal Cell Carcinoma …

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Is It Time for a Breast Augmentation Revision?

Many breast augmentation patients will need to consider revision at some point in their life even if they are thrilled with the initial outcome. Sometimes, this is simply because the patient desires a different aesthetic appearance such as changing implant size or adding a lift as things continue to settle. Other times, there is an …

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Modified Business Hours: Week of 3/15/21-3/19/21

Our hours of operation will be slightly adjusted on 3/17/2021 and 3/19/2021. Normal hours of operation will resume on 3/22/2021. If you need to reach us, leave a message at 618-288-7855 and someone will reach out on the next business day. If it is an emergency, our after hour exchange will be available as well. …

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Is CoolSculpting right for you?

Summer is right around the corner! If you have been working out and living a healthy lifestyle but you still have stubborn fat holding on, CoolSculpting may be right for you. CoolSculpting is a noninvasive procedure done in the comfort of our office to permanently destroy fat cells. This treatment targets pockets of subcutaneous fat, …

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Which laser treatment at The Spa is best for you?

We know it can be intimidating to schedule an appointment if you are not exactly sure what you need. If you are in this situation, know that our providers are here to help you make the decision that will best align with your skin goals. In a complimentary consultation, you will have the opportunity to …

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Learn about Laura McKinzie, FNP-BC

Laura McKinzie is a Nurse Practitioner who specializes in procedures related to skin concerns and skin cancers. She attended Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and received her RN-BSN degree in 2009 and her Masters of Science in Nursing in 2012. She has been employed by MidAmerica Plastic Surgery since 2013. In the office, Laura performs skin …

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