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.

Author Archives: Al Ferguson

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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