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 – Thursday: 8 a.m.–7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Yearly Archives: 2017

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Say Goodbye to Your Double Chin

We'll soon be putting away our turtlenecks and scarves as the weather warms. Unfortunately, those happen to be ideal garments for covering up a double chin. Now's the time to schedule a consultation to learn more about KYBELLA® at our Maryville-area practice. KYBELLA is an injectable treatment approved by the FDA to reduce submental fullness--the localized …

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The Spa at MidAmerica’s Holiday Gift Guide!

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, …

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Learn More About Amanda, BSN-RN

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 …

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Dr. Diederich: My Experience at “Plastic Surgery ‘The Meeting'”

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 …

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The Next Generation of Fillers with Ashley Noeth, FNP-BC

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 …

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How To Do Sun Protection RIGHT with Whitnie, Licensed Aesthetician

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 …

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About Basal Cell Carcinoma and How to Prevent it with Laura, FNP-BC

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 …

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Do breast implants cause cancer? The real facts about Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)

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 …

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