About Us

Patricia Chauvin, MA, CCE, CME, FEHS, CLS

biopic_09Patricia Chauvin has over 25 years experience in the practice of electrolysis and has been involved with cosmetic laser procedures since their introduction 17 years ago. She has tested and used many of the available light and laser systems and  work stations, and is uniquely qualified to discuss and recommend the most appropriate methods for achieving your goals. Her recent purchase of the new CynoSure PicoSure laser for skin rejuvenation and revitalization, as well as faster and better tattoo removal is an example of her determination to acquire and use only the best laser equipment available.

Ms. Chauvin is a graduate of Adelphi University, holds a Master’s Degree in Liberal Arts, and is also a graduate of both the prestigious Kree School of Electrolysis and the Rocky Mountain Laser College (under supervision of the Colorado State Board of Medical Examiners). She is a Certified Clinical Electrologist (CCE), Certified Medical Electrologist (CME), a Fellow of the Electrolysis Honor Society (FEHS), and a Certified Laser Specialist (CLS), as well as a charter member of both the New York State Association of Laser Hair Removal Specialists and the Society for Clinical and Medical Hair Removal.

Ms. Chauvin frequently attends conventions, modules, workshops, and advanced laser seminars in her search for knowledge to provide the best possible treatment for her patients. Her dedication and commitment to excellence has distinguished her in the field of permanent hair removal and the use of lasers. This has earned her a well deserved reputation in both the medical and lay communities.

Kathy Smaldon, C.L.T.

kathyKathy Smaldon, formerly of Skintopia Cactus Salon & Spa in Plainview, has joined the Laser & Electrolysis Center.

Trained at the Berkowitz School in Forest Hills, NY, Kathy is a Laser Certified Technician who does laser hair removal, pigmented lesions (sun, age & brown spots), vascular lesions (facial & leg veins) and laser facials–skin rejuvenation.

Kathy has 9 years of experience with Cynosure equipment. She participates in comprehensive training seminars and workshops utilizing Cynosure laser aesthetic work stations. She is a concientious laser specialist who knows exactly what is best for her patients.