Dr. Kalpana DePasquale to hold public lecture on treating chronic sinusitis with Balloon Sinuplasty™ – Oct. 15

Dr. Kalpana DePasquale to hold public lecture on treating chronic sinusitis with Balloon Sinuplasty™ – Oct. 15


St. Augustine, Fla. – October 15, 2013 – Dr. Kalpana DePasquale, DO and founder of St. Augustine Ear, Nose & Throat and Avanti Medical Spa, will host an outreach program and interactive lecture to educate patients and the community about professional otolaryngology, ear, nose, and throat care, and her specialization in Balloon Sinuplasty™. The in-depth discussion will address the latest innovations in treating chronic sinusitis for those with sinus disease and sinusitis.

The event will be held on Tuesday, October 15 at 6 pm in the Osceola Conference Room at Flagler Hospital, 400 Health Park Blvd. in St. Augustine. The talk is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Dr. DePasquale is one of the leading physicians in northeast Florida who performs the specialized Balloon Sinuplasty™ procedure as an effective way to treat patients. She has demonstrated its use with other ear, nose, and throat doctors and physicians, including allergists and pulmonologists and family and private practice physicians along with others from diverse medical backgrounds.

She also participates each year as a faculty member at The Sinus Forum, a conference-style event held in a variety of locations that brings together otolaryngologists from across the nation. Dr. DePasquale presents at the conference as a course discussant.

“Patients with chronic sinusitis have a common medical ailment. They can suffer from reduced quality of life and reduced productivity and they may also experience pain and discomfort in and around the face due to narrow, inflamed, or swollen nasal passages,” said Dr. DePasquale. “A myriad of treatments are available to treat the malady, but Balloon Sinuplasty can save our patient’s time, money, and relief from pain due to surgery.”  

Balloon Sinuplasty is a minimally-invasive procedure with endoscopic technology and durable tools and equipment that accomplish the same results as traditional surgery without the requirements of an incision. Specifically, a small tube is inserted into and guided along the nasal cavity until the source of the blockage is determined. Then, a smaller catheter glides along the walls of the cavity and inflates to open the passageway with a new opening that is resilient and long-lasting. For more information, call 904.461.6060. Visit the website at www.avantimedspa.net and www.saent.net.

Dr. DePasquale is the founding physician at St. Augustine Ear, Nose & Throat, LLC and Avanti Medical Spa, LLC. She has been practicing as a specialist in ear, nose and throat (ENT) medicine since 2003 and is board certified in Otolaryngology. Dr. DePasquale is focused on the complexities of the head and neck anatomy, medicine and surgery for patients of all ages. At Avanti Medical Spa, Dr. DePasquale has in-depth knowledge of facial aesthetics and performs non-invasive cosmetic procedures with rejuvenating facial treatments, non-invasive skin tightening and skin resurfacing with additional services including Visia Skin Analysis, Thermage, Botox, Dermal Fillers, and Isolaz IPL, among others. She recently developed Avanti Rx, a physician-formulated proprietary skin care line for men and women that utilizes medical grade quality ingredients and botanicals.

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