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We found 4 providers matching 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 is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Bonanno (or staff) speaks Spanish, Greek, and Italian. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bonanno include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Bonanno is affiliated with New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE). He graduated from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Dr. Bonanno has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

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Dr. Julio Cesar Cantero, MD
Specializes in Neurology, Sleep Medicine, Otolaryngology
540 The Rialto
Venice, FL
 

Dr. Julio Cantero practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease), sleep medicine, and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) in Venice, FL and Sarasota, FL. Before completing his residency at Georgetown University Hospital, Dr. Cantero attended medical school at Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cantero honors. He is professionally affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $364
  • Medicare Cost: $108
Dr. David Yan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
540 The Rialto
Venice, FL
 

Dr. David Yan's medical specialty is plastic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Yan has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Hospital, and Nassau University Medical Center, Dr. Yan attended SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school. His professional affiliations include Venice Regional Bayfront Health, Yale New Haven Health System, and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte. Dr. Yan's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection, botulinum toxin injection

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Dr. Charles L Rodriguez, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
329 Nokomis Avenue South
Venice, FL
 

Dr. Charles Rodriguez's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Before completing his residency at North Shore University Hospital and Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Dr. Rodriguez attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Rodriguez include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Rodriguez 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. Dr. Rodriguez 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)

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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.