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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 plastic surgeon. These areas are among Dr. Durkin's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with Indian River Medical Center. He graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Patient ratings for Dr. Durkin average 5.0 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. Durkin takes.

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

Dr. Karen Todd's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Todd's education and training includes medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Her average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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

Dr. John Sarbak, who practices in Vero Beach, FL, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Sarbak's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

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

Dr. William Henry Frazier, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1255 37th Street; Suite D
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. William Frazier's specialty is plastic surgery. Dr. Frazier's clinical interests include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He is a graduate of Yale School of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Frazier accepts.

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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.