We found 4 providers with an interest in chemodenervation and who accept BlueSelect Everyday Health 1443 near Venice, FL.

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Dr. Matthew Joseph Bonanno, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1295 Jacaranda Boulevard
Venice, FL
 

Dr. Matthew Bonanno specializes in plastic surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Bonanno (or staff) speaks Spanish, Greek, and Italian. Dr. Bonanno's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. His professional affiliations include Lenox Hill Hospital and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE). He studied medicine at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Bonanno is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , Dysport injection, Botox injection, botulinum toxin injection

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Lip Implants, Chin Implants, ... (Read more)

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Dr. David Yan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
540 The Rialto
Venice, FL
 

Dr. David Yan's specialty is plastic surgery. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: breast reconstruction revision, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Yan is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Yan trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Hospital for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection, botulinum toxin injection

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Eyelid Retraction ... (Read more)

Specializes in Plastic Surgery
329 Nokomis Avenue South
Venice, FL
 

Dr. Charles Rodriguez's specialty is plastic surgery. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Rodriguez trained at North Shore University Hospital and Penn State Hershey Medical Center for residency. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Rodriguez takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health.

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Monica L.R. Walker, MD
Specializes in Dermatology, Other
395 Commercial Court; Suite E
Venice, FL
 

Dr. Monica Walker practices dermatology (skin disorders) in Venice, FL. Dr. Walker's clinical interests include CO2 laser treatment, rosacea, and acne. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She attended medical school at Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Botox Injection, CO2 Laser Treatment, Rosacea, Acne, Eye Problems

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What is Chemodenervation?

Chemodenervation is a type of treatment that stops unwanted or overactive sensations and movements. A very small dose of strong chemicals is injected into the affected nerve or muscle, blocking movement and pain in a small and specific area. Chemodenervation may use substances such as phenol or alcohol, but the most well-known agent is botulinum toxin, commonly in the form of Botox. Originally approved to treat wrinkles, Botox is now used to treat a wide variety of disorders.

Chemodenervation can be used to treat many different disorders that cause pain or unwanted movement. Some of these include:

  • Spasticity, or tight, stiff muscle movement
  • Cerebral palsy, which can cause exaggerated or uncontrolled movement
  • Dystonia, or cramping and involuntary motions
  • Migraine
  • Overactive bladder
  • Some kinds of chronic pain, including sciatica
  • Certain voice disorders
  • Excess salivation

Depending on the area being treated, a chemodenervation session may take only a few minutes or as long as an hour. In some cases, an ultrasound will be used to guide the injection to exactly the right spot. Although results may be felt immediately, it may take 5 to 7 days for full effect. Results usually last several months.

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