Dr. Shire exclusively performs facial plastic surgery
procedures and surgeries in the Chattanooga, TN area.
Drooping eyebrows and hood-like skin over the eye, deep
furrows on the forehead, and frown lines over the eyes are
all conditions that can make you look older than you feel,
and misrepresent your feelings or personality, making you
look angry or tired even if you are not. Whether age or
heredity causes these conditions, a forehead lift (or brow
lift) can give you a more youthful, animated and alert
IPL technology has become the standard of care for skin rejuvenation. This minimally invasive treatment can be performed in the office with minimal or no down time or recovery time. Photofacials are used to improve skin tone and texture.
Shire Facial Plastic Surgery has been designated as a National BOTOX® Cosmetic Training Center. Dr. Shire was the first in the area to use BOTOX® Cosmetic for the treatment of facial wrinkles.
Dr. Shire is pleased to have available the only Diolite Laser in the Chattanooga area. This is a simple and economic way to treat and remove spider veins, red spots or areas, brown spots, keratoses, and freckles. The treatments are quick, painless, and require very little to no recovery.
Ear surgery, or otoplasty is usually done to set prominent
ears back closer to the head or to reduce the size of large
ears. This is often performed on children after the age of
4. However, many adults opt to have ear surgery to rectify
life long concerns and improve self-image.
Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, involves the removal of
excess skin and fat around the eyes. Eyelid surgery is
designed to rejuvenate the eye area and eliminate the
"tired" appearance of aging eyes. The procedure
can also address functional problems posed by extremely
droopy eyelids, including impaired vision.
Improve wrinkles on your face or around your lips that you wish to diminish. Create fuller more defined lips. Improve deep nasolabial folds (the line between the nose and the corner of your mouth). Improve scars on your face.
One of the most requested procedures is the facelift.
Sagging or drooping face and neck, double chin, wrinkled
necks, jowls, marionette lines, and neck bands are all signs
of aging, and are created by gravity, time, heredity,
health, and personal habits like sun tanning and smoking.
Patients are evaluated and a treatment plan is created
individually to improve their specific concerns in an
extensive personal consultation with Dr. Shire.
Of all plastic surgery procedures, nose enhancement, or
rhinoplasty, is among the most common. Nasal enhancement can
be performed on any part of the nose, to increase or reduce
its size, to modify the size and shape of the nostrils, tip
or bridge of the nose or to alter the slope or angle of the
nose. Rhinoplasty may also be used to correct an injury or
birth defect, and to improve breathing.
Resurfacing is a
natural function of our bodies in which the damaged top
layer of skin is removed and replaced with new smooth skin,
producing a tighter, more youthful look. The three most
common ways of resurfacing are chemical peels, ,