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

Archives

Why a “Facelift” isn’t a surgery

Did you know that a “Facelift” is not an actual surgery? The reason for this is that a facelift is not the same for each person. It’s a term commonly used to combine all the individual areas that are being addressed. Brow Lift This option will help lift your brows to a more natural position. …

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What to Wear to Surgery

“What do I wear on the day of my procedure?” This is a question you may not think about the night before or possibly even the morning of your procedure. To have an idea of where to start, and to fill you in on some things that might surprise you, we put together this blog …

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How Common is Labiaplasty?

By Dr. Ryan Diederich I find it remarkable how open patients are with their friends about the concerns they have, whether it be wrinkles they are unhappy with, how they would like to change breast size or appearance, the skin laxity from children, or localized adipose tissue (fat deposits). However, we see patients for labiaplasty …

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Tummy Tuck: Full vs Mini

A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is the best way to remove excess skin on the abdomen. At MidAmerica Plastic Surgery, this is one of our most common procedures. Dr. Diederich, our board certified plastic surgeon, performs a more advanced version of a tummy tuck that does not require the use of drains! Did you know …

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How I Became a Plastic Surgeon

Regularly I’m asked, “Why did you become a Plastic Surgeon?”   My path in medicine definitely follows an unusual but amazing course, for which I’m thankful. When I was younger, I was fortunate enough to get a job at Egyptian Hills Marina, now called, The Resort at Egyptian Hills, at Lake of Egypt in Southern …

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What is Diastasis Recti and How to Fix It

Diastasis Recti There are many changes that come with pregnancy. Morning sickness, weight gain, and a new baby to name a few. One thing that many people don’t think about, or even know about sometimes, is Diastasis Recti. As the baby needs more room to grow, the abdominal muscles stretch to accommodate this. This does …

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Why your BMI matters

We always try to ask at least these two questions during your initial phone conversation.  The first is “Are you at a consistent or goal weight?” The second is “What is your BMI?” We have a few different reasons for asking these questions. 1. It keeps you safe. If you have a BMI that is …

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Multiple Options in One Location

At MidAmerica Plastic Surgery and The Spa at MidAmerica, we provide a wide variety of services under one roof. Our mission is to provide our patients with the best services possible, and part of that, is to be able to connect the patient with the procedure that would best fit them.  Breast Most of our …

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Diederich at Illinois State Medical Society

Dr. Ryan Diederich was in Chicago at the Illinois State Medical Society House of Delegates meeting. Dr. Diederich is an active member in the state society which shapes the future of healthcare.

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Dr. Ryan Diederich on "The Doctors"

Dr. Diederich on “The Doctors” TV Show

Dr. Ryan Diederich was at Paramount Studios on December 19, 2014 filming for “The Doctors”. Dr. Diederich stated, “I am Very thankful for this opportunity! The emotion and energy on set is incredible and contagious”.  During the episode which aired on Tuesday January 27, 2015, a guest of the show reveals her personal transformation having lost …

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