Botox & Fillers

Botox is one of the most effective treatments for fine lines or wrinkles available today, while dermal filler can help restore volume and fullness to the face. Trained in oculoplastic surgery, Dr. Eric Fry is highly skilled in the cosmetic use of Botox and dermal filler. His in-depth knowledge of the complex muscles of the face and expertise in the use of Botox and dermal filler for cosmetic purposes has helped many patients to feel their best.

Botox & Fillers FAQ

Botox is a drug that is FDA approve to be used for many medical indications as well as cosmetic purposes. Botox is the botulinum toxin, which is produced by bacteria. Very small, weak doses of Botox are used in the cosmetic treatment of fine lines and wrinkles. Because Botox is a toxin, it is very important that cosmetic Botox treatment is provided by professionals who are experts in facial anatomy and in its safe administration.
When precisely injected into specific facial muscles, Botox temporarily blocks the signal between your nerves and the muscles, diminishing the muscle’s ability of contract which reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
For cosmetic Botox injections, you should see results within 5 to 10 days of treatment, and those results should last three to six months. To maintain the aesthetic benefit, Botox treatment can be done at regular intervals that is recommended by your doctor.

Dermal fillers are injectable treatments used to replace facial volume loss and to augment volume in certain areas to improve facial aesthetic. It can also be used to reduce the appearance of certain facial scars. There are several types of dermal fillers, each with different properties that are used to treat specific concerns and certain areas of the face. Your physician will make recommendations based on careful facial examination and discussion of your goals.

Depending on the type of dermal filler used, results can last from several months to years.

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