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Parkbench Interview with Dr. DePasquale

Meet Dr. Kalpana S. DePasquale, DO at Avanti Medical Spa Are you looking to combat the aging process of Mother Nature? If so, then you are at the right place. Avanti Medical Spa can help you reverse the hands of

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Posted in Beauty Wake Up Call, Lifestyle, Skincare, Stress Management, Uncategorized

What You Should Know Before Getting Botox or Filler at a Day Spa


Day spas are a perfect retreat for the busy woman who needs a chance to rest, relax, and rejuvenate. It’s a one-stop shop for massages, manicures, pedicures, facials, and body treatments. As you enjoy the serene ambiance sipping champagne, one

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Posted in Health, Skincare

Why Do Celebrities Look So Strange?


Celebrities set the standard of beauty in magazines, television, and on the runway. The general public expects celebrities to set this standard. But what happens when we see celebrities look like caricatures of themselves with excessively plumped cheeks and lips.

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Posted in Skincare

Who needs skin care when you can just get Botox?

The advent of Botox leaves many thinking they no longer have to worry about their everyday skin care. Nothing could be farther from the truth. In my practice, we start every Botox consult with a Visia skin analysis. This simple

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Botox got rid of my RBF!

I have been injecting Botox for over a decade.  What makes these injections so much fun are comments from patients that lead to uncontrollable bursts of laughter.  These are the days I love my job the most. Recently, my Thirty-three

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Posted in Best Self

Botox 101

If you are considering getting Botox to address unwanted wrinkles, or wrinkles that make you look angry, you need to be able to differentiate fact from fiction. Most people who talk about their Botox injections don’t know enough about it

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Posted in Aging

Three Questions I Wish Patients Would Ask

Every time I step into a room with a patient, they will tell me what bothers them the most about their appearance. And, they immediately want to know how to fix it. Although I understand this completely, I find myself wishing they

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Posted in Beauty Wake Up Call, Health, Skincare

Dr. DePasquale Joins News4Jax to Discuss Timing of Cosmetic Procedures

Dr. Kalpana DePasquale, Avanti Med Spa, Avanti Rx, fillers, Botox, holiday skin care

Thinking about getting a cosmetic procedure before your big holiday party this year? Dr. DePasquale joined The Morning Show on News4Jax to discuss timing and other considerations. You can watch the video here.

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Posted in Aging, News, Skincare, TV Appearances