MidAmerica Plastic Surgery: Ryan Diederich, MD
4955 South State Route 159 #1
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
(618) 288-7855
Monday: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.–4:30 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.

Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

Scoring Big with your Plastic Surgeon

If you are starting from scratch in your search for a plastic surgeon, it might seem overwhelming if you type “best plastic surgery practice in my area” into a search engine. After multiple pages of surgeons appear on your screen, it is hard to make the next step. At MidAmerica Plastic Surgery, we understand that …

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Detecting Implant Ruptures

Did you know that breast implants are among the most studied medical devices on the market? Breast implants have been approved by The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for "increasing breast size, for reconstruction after surgery or trauma, and to correct developmental defects." Breast implants are commonly used in breast augmentation procedures to help women …

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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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Life After Breast Augmentation – Caring For Your Implants Post-Op

Breast augmentations are very popular procedures. Enhancing the breasts can help many women gain more self-confidence and lead happier lives. When Dr. Diederich performs breast augmentation at his Illinois practice, he strives to achieve the shape and size of the breasts to meet patient expectations. Although Dr. Diederich plays a big role in performing your …

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Beautiful woman asleep in bed after breast augmentation surgery (model)

Tips for Sleeping Soundly After Breast Augmentation

Getting plenty of rest after any surgery is important to help your body recuperate and get back to full strength. That may include afternoon naps, but it also means getting a restful night's sleep without interruption. Trying to avoid sleeping on the sides and stomach can be challenging in the days and weeks after a …

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Breast Augmentation or Breast Lift? Both May Be the Answer

There may be a million questions that go through your mind when you make the decision to receive a breast enhancing cosmetic procedure. That’s why Dr. Diederich, along with the team at MidAmerica Plastic Surgery, strives to ensure that the stress a patient may feel when choosing the right procedure is always kept to the …

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Choosing Breast Implants You’ll Love

The decision to get breast augmentation surgery is exciting, but it also involves some choices that can be a bit stressful. Other than your selection of a plastic surgeon, choosing breast implant style and size are some of the most important choices you'll make. At our Southern Illinois practice, Dr. Diederich and our Patient Care Coordinators …

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How to Provide Support during Recovery from Cosmetic Surgery

It’s important to have a good support system during recovery from cosmetic surgery. Whether the person having surgery is a spouse, significant other, or friend, you are who they will turn to! So how can you help them? Attend as many appointments with them as you can. The consultation will go over all the information …

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Mommy Makeover: The Gift of Confidence

Many moms juggle work and raising a family with trying to take care of themselves with regular exercise and healthy eating. Even with these efforts, they often can't regain confidence in their bodies. Considering a Mommy Makeover, though, may spark a twinge of guilt about putting their needs ahead of their families. The truth is …

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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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