Meet the Light Facial Plastic Surgery Team!
Shawna Oliver has been integral to the Light Facial Plastic Surgery team since 2010. As a licensed Master Aesthetician, Shawna is trained and certified in multiple areas of skin care including Hydrafacial, Morpheus and Ultherapy technologies, plus a wide range of options for skin that include Oxygen Facials, chemical peels, dermaplane and much more.
Among other qualifications, she has a laser practitioner license and completed both CoolSculpting University and the program for becoming a Votiva provider. Shawna’s extensive training is the reason she can offer customized, quality care for every client. Shawna is a graduate of St. John’s school of Esthetics in Huntsville, Alabama. Because Shawna is such a wealth of information about the latest approaches to looking great at every age, she is sought out for teaching and guidance in the community of aestheticians at large. Shawna is passionate about keeping up with cutting edge procedures that benefit Light Facial Plastic Surgery clients.
As Patient Care Coordinator, Shawna works alongside Dr. Light during the process of guiding patients towards a treatment plan that will achieve natural-looking, beautiful results. Light Facial Plastic Surgery staff and clients alike appreciate Shawna’s dedication to excellence, skilled hands, and pleasant personality. Call (866)239-3223 to schedule an appointment with Shawna today.
Sue Hennessy, RN
Sue Hennessy, RN brings valuable years of experience in both nursing and medical administration to her multiple roles at Light Facial Plastic Surgery. She graduated from nursing school in 1984 from Shenandoah University and Conservatory of Music. People might be surprised to learn that Sue’s skills at the piano and flute earned her a scholarship that helped her achieve her goal of becoming a nurse. However, no one who knows her would be surprised that she also won the teen title of Miss Congeniality in her home state of Virginia!
Sue established herself as an asset to our community during her 26 years in the field of obstetrics and gynecology, eventually becoming the director of Women and Children’s Services at the Pavilion for Women and Decatur Morgan Hospital. In 2011, Sue changed course to become the practice manager for Decatur ENT and Light Facial Plastic Surgery. Fortunately, Sue’s background and lively personality are the perfect blend to handle a day-to-day schedule that involves an ever-changing mix of administrative, management, and patient care duties.
Recently, Sue has added coordinating the BioTE hormone balancing therapy to her busy schedule. She spends quality time with patients during their initial consult, treatments, and follow-up appointments, making sure that their therapy is customized and effective. Patients enjoy getting to know Sue throughout the process and appreciate her concern for their comfort and privacy.
Lauren Sharp, RN
Lauren Sharp, RN is the newest addition to the Light Facial Plastic Surgery family. She earned her Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Degree in December of 2017. While she studied to become a nurse, she also worked as a nursing assistant at Decatur Morgan Hospital. As soon as she completed her training, the hospital hired Lauren in her new capacity as a registered nurse to care for patients on its medical surgical floor. There she gained a wide range of experience. A few of her responsibilities included balancing the needs of multiple patients, delivering medications, providing post-operative care, and attending to wound care. In the summer of 2020, she joined Light Facial Plastic Surgery as a laser and cosmetic nurse. Because she is currently undergoing rigorous training on the multiple technologies offered at LFPS, her knowledge will include the most up-to-date therapeutics and techniques that exist.
Lauren knew from a young age that nursing was her ideal career. She enjoys caring for people and encouraging them through life’s medical challenges. The intensity of Lauren’s years working in the hospital sharpened her ability to learn quickly and stay focused for long hours. Now she is ready to appreciate the interpersonal and relationship-building experiences that naturally occur in the friendly and pleasant environment of the Light Facial Plastic Surgery office. Her presence is kind and comforting and will be an asset to staff and patients alike.
Irica Edwards, RN
Irica Edwards, RN is the Light Facial Plastic Surgery laser specialist. She operates numerous current and highly effective technologies in skincare and maintenance such as IPL, Morpheus, and Resurfx. In addition, Irica is certified to operate the CoolSculpting platform and the personal rejuvenation system for women called Votiva. She also assists Dr. Light during treatments which range from Botox and filler injections to more involved, in-office treatments such as FaceTite and BodyTite. Her wide range of nursing experience is utilized daily as she efficiently fulfills her many roles at Light Facial Plastic Surgery.
A recipient of the Nightingale Award, Irica graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in nursing from Wallace State in 2006. Her nursing background includes pediatrics, labor and delivery, and pain management. She has worked in operating rooms and has experience in both pre and post-operative care. Irica considers caring for patients to be the centerpiece of her nursing career. Patients feel at ease with Irica thanks to an ideal combination of professionalism and personality. Irica’s diverse background and passion for people make her a perfect fit for her position at Light Facial Plastic Surgery. Get to know her at your next appointment by calling (866)239-3223.