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Dr. Marc Jay Hirschbein, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
25 Monument Rd.-suite 297
York, PA
 

Dr. Marc Hirschbein's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Hirschbein include plastic surgery procedures, blepharospasm, and laser treatment. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hirschbein honors. He graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. He is affiliated with Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and WellSpan York Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Botox Injection, Endoscopic Surgery, Blepharospasm, Eyelid Problems, Reconstructive Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $437
  • Medicare Cost: $150
Dr. Samuel Anthony Yost Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
50 Wyntre Brooke Drive
York, PA
 

Dr. Samuel Yost is a specialist in plastic surgery. He works in York, PA and Gettysburg, PA. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and second opinions. His hospital/clinic affiliations include WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital, WellSpan Medical Group, and WellSpan York Hospital. Dr. Yost studied medicine at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He trained at Hahnemann University Hospital for residency. Dr. Yost is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Yost is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection, botulinum toxin injection

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

Dr. Anthony Crofton May, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
228 Saint Charles Way
York, PA
 

Dr. Anthony May's medical specialty is neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. His areas of clinical interest consist of movement disorders, epilepsy, and neuropathy (nerve dysfunction). Dr. May accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He is affiliated with Ephrata Community Hospital, WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital, and WellSpan Medical Group. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Botox Injection, Neuropathy, Movement Disorders, Epilepsy

Dr. Daniel Carmine De Falcis, MD
Specializes in Pain Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
1850 Normandie Drive
York, PA
 

Dr. Daniel Defalcis' specialties are pain medicine and spinal cord injury medicine. He practices in York, PA and Harrisburg, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Defalcis include nerve conduction studies (NCS), trigger point injections, and second opinions. Dr. Defalcis is professionally affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Highmark, and more. He has an open panel. He obtained his medical school training at Penn State College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Defalcis (or staff) speaks French and Italian.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Second Opinions, Electromyography, Botox Injection, Forensic Evaluations, Joint Aspiration, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce Edward Sicilia, MD
Specializes in Pain Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
1881 Loucks Road
York, PA
 

Dr. Bruce Sicilia is a specialist in pain medicine, spinal cord injury medicine, and electrodiagnostic medicine. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include spasticity, pain management, and stroke. Dr. Sicilia accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and residency at George Washington University Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with WellSpan Health.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Sports Health, Electromyography, Botox Injection, Neuromuscular Disorders, Fibromyalgia, Joint ... (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.