- LUX: A Medical Spa and Weniger Plastic Surgery will host two free seminars in October.
Total Rejuvenation, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 22, will feature Frederick G. Weniger, board certified plastic surgeon, speaking on the latest advances in cosmetic procedures. The seminar will include a visual presentation, before-and-after photos, patient testimonials, and a question-and-answer session.
Light refreshments will be served. Reservations are required by calling 843-757-0123.
A free seminar explaining CoolSculpting technology, which uses controlled cooling to freeze and eliminate fat cells without surgery or downtime, will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 28. To reserve, call 843-757-3223.
LUX: A Medical Spa and Weniger Plastic Surgery are located at 350 Fording Island Rd. (Hwy. 278) in Bluffton.
- An Aromatherapy Blending Hour will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Oct. 24 at Just Be Centre, 159 State St. in Bluffton Village.
Aromatherapist Lin Drechsler will teach aromatherapy basics and offer guests a blend to take home.
Registration is required, and cost is $45, which includes all materials. To register call Drechsler at 941-735 8373.
Dr. Marlena Mattingly has joined Beaufort Memorial Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialists.
Dr. Mattingly comes to Beaufort from Indiana University School of Medicine where she recently completed her medical residency.
A summa cum laude graduate of Belhaven University in Jackson, Miss., Dr. Mattingly went on to earn her medical degree with high distinction at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington.
During her graduate studies, she participated in the Global Health Track, serving rotations in China and Kenya, and volunteered at the free University of Kentucky Salvation Army Clinic in Lexington.
In her new practice, Dr. Mattingly will offer patients pregnancy care from conception through delivery, as well as general gynecology and gynecological surgery services.
Beaufort Memorial Obstetrics & Gynecology is located in Suite 210 of Beaufort Medical Plaza, 989 Ribaut Rd. For more information, call 843-522-7820.
- “What’s bugging you?,” a seminar by Dr. Amanda Parks, infectious disease specialist, will be held at 4 p.m. Oct. 27 in the library of First Presbyterian Church of Hilton Head Island.
Dr. Parks will speak about some current infectious disease issues, including MRSA, overuse of antibiotics, shingles, flu and pneumonia vaccines.
The presentation is given by the Health Ministries department at the church.
For information call 843-681-3696. First Presbyterian Church is located at 540 William Hilton Pkwy.
- Memory Matters will offer free memory screenings by appointment the week of Nov. 9-13 at its resource center, 117 William Hilton Pkwy., Hilton Head Island.
Memory screenings are like other routine health checkups. Each memory screening takes approximately 10 minutes and, while the result is not a diagnosis, it can suggest if someone should see a physician for a full evaluation.
To make an appointment, call 843-842-6688.
The National Memory Screening Program is an initiative of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. For more information, visit www.nationalmemory screening.org.