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.

Sagging Skin

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Aging skin begins sagging as the structural support beneath it–tissue, fat, and even bone–gradually breaks down. Not only do fine lines and wrinkles begin appearing, but the skin starts to slip downward, tugged by gravity. Jowls begin forming and the lines stretching from the nose to the corners of the mouth (nasolabial folds) deepen. Our Maryville med spa east of St. Louis addresses your concerns about sagging skin as part of a customized treatment plan.

Treatments for Sagging Skin

Nonsurgical, anti-aging treatments can help lift and smooth sagging skin that still retains much of its elasticity. Dr. Ryan Diederich can determine if a minimally invasive treatment such as injectable fillers can produce the results you desire, or if you’re better suited for facial plastic surgery.

The Spa at MidAmerica Plastic Surgery often combines fillers with other anti-wrinkle treatments to combat sagging skin. These treatments include:

Dermal Fillers

Hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers, such as the JUVÉDERM product line, are among the most commonly used anti-aging treatments at our med spa. Our aesthetic specialists understand the relationship between sagging skin and wrinkles and use fillers to address both cosmetic concerns. For example, the volume added by injecting JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® into the mid-face area can help lift sagging skin on the lower part of the face. Other fillers offered at our med spa include Restylane® products, including Lyft™ and Defyne™. Injectable fillers produce results almost immediately and, depending on the filler used, can last between 9 months and 2 years.

Treatment Planner

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Treatment Planner

With so many treatments to choose from, it can be difficult to know how to address your concerns. We created our interactive treatment planner to help! Simply choose a condition you want to treat, and it will give you a list of possible treatment options with links to the details.

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Sculptra® Aesthetic

Sculptra is considered a filler but, unlike JUVÉDERM and Restylane products, isn’t formulated using hyaluronic acid. Instead, Sculptra is made with poly-l-lactic acid (PLLA), which offers unique benefits for patients concerned about moderately sagging skin. Sculptra restores volume and creates a “lifted” appearance because it is a bio-stimulatory filler, meaning it actually stimulates your skin to produce new collagen. The results appear gradually and look very natural.

If you’d like to learn more about your options for improving sagging skin, request a consultation with Dr. Diederich using our simple online form. You can also call our office at (618) 288-7855 to schedule an appointment.

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Ryan Diederich

Dr. Diederich is a Southern Illinois native realizing his dream of giving back to the community. He helps patients feel and look their best with his surgical skills and compassionate care.

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A Reputation Built on Results

Ryan Diederich is amazing. All the staff was so nice. He made sure to listen to me and understand what...
Had the best experience with my mommy makeover. The staff went above and beyond to answer any question...
The Mid America Spa has done an incredible job with lip fillers. I’ve been considering getting them...
Ciara is so talented at her job! She truly aspires to make every single client happy with their results....