EVIDENCE-BASED SKIN CARE BY DR. SHIRERead More

Skin-Care That Really Works… and Why It’s incredibly critical to take care of your skin; it’s the largest organ in your body, and its main function is to protect you from the environment. Everyone needs to have an outstanding skin care regimen.  The problem is that there are thousands of…

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Medical Spa ProceduresRead More

Botox, Picosure, Voluma, Chemical Peels, and Latisse are non-surgical skin procedures that can rejuvenate and freshen your appearance. These medical spa procedures can treat a range of skin concerns such as lines and wrinkles around the eyes, acne, volume loss in the lips and cheeks, and more. Dr. Shire created…

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A Guide to Facelift Incision DesignRead More

If you're thinking of undergoing a facelift, it is important to know how your surgeon will make the facelift incision. To help patients understand why facelift design is so important, Dr. Shire created the below guide to facelift incision design. The incision design is a key element in maintaining a natural…

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All About RhinoplastyRead More

What is Rhinoplasty? 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 nostrils, tip or bridge of the nose or to…

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Facelift – Your Questions AnsweredRead More

Chattanooga facial plastic surgeon, Dr. James Shire, begins a Q&A session on the common facial surgery procedure, facelift. Over the next couple weeks, Dr. Shire will answer common questions from patients about the procedure from 30 years of experience. How long is the recovery time for facelift? Dr. Shire: Recovery time can…

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Interested in Skin Revitalization?Read More

Wrinkle reduction, photo-aging, pigmentation problems, melasma, and acne scarring of the face, neck, décolletage, and hands can now be treated with the PicoSure FOCUS Laser. This skin rejuvenation treatment is prefect for the busy person, since there is little to no down time. This treatment can also be used on patients…

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Dr. Shire Discusses Chemical PeelsRead More

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. James Shire discuss the following: What is a deep chemical peel and what is phenol-croton oil? What are reasons someone would undergo a deep chemical peel? And what recommendations do you have for someone who is considering a deep chemical…

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KYBELLA™: Non-Surgical Treatment for a Double ChinRead More

Tired of your double chin? Submental fat or fullness is a common condition that affects men and women of all ages. The double chin can detract from an otherwise balanced facial appearance, causing an older, heavier look as well as less facial harmony and symmetry. Genetics, aging and weight gain…

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Rhinoplasty: Frequently Asked QuestionsRead More

1. What is Rhinoplasty? 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…

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