We found 4 providers matching chemodenervation and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze near Vero Beach, FL.

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Dr. Alan James Durkin, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
5070 Highway A1a; Suite A
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Alan Durkin is a specialist in plastic surgery. He works in Vero Beach, FL. After completing medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Areas of expertise for Dr. Durkin include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Durkin is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Indian River Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection, botulinum toxin injection

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

Dr. John Michael Sarbak, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3735 11th Circle; Suite 203
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. John Sarbak's specialty is plastic surgery. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Sarbak takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO.

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Hair ... (Read more)

Dr. Karen Dawn Todd, MD
Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
2750 Indian River Boulevard
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Karen Todd works as an ophthalmologist. She is rated highly by her patients. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. After attending Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Todd completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

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Clinical Interests: External Eye Diseases, Glaucoma, Cornea Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 29
  • Uninsured Cost: $293
  • Medicare Cost: $194
Dr. William Henry Frazier, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1255 37th Street; Suite D
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. William Frazier specializes in plastic surgery and practices in Vero Beach, FL. His areas of expertise include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Frazier graduated from Yale School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Frazier is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Frazier accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Blepharoptosis Repair, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, ... (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.