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Electricity-Ch 7

study of electricity

Iontophoresis 2 forms of iontophoresis: Cataphoresis & Anaphoresis
Microcurrent A device that mimics the body's natural electrical energy to reeducate & tone facial muscles; improves collagen & elastin production
Sinusoidal Current Alternating current similar to faradic current; produces mechanical contractions & used during scalp & facial manipulations
Photothermolysis Process by which light from a laser is turned into heat
Ohm (O) A unit that measures the resistance of an electrical current.
Electromagnetic Radiation Enerfy in the form of eletromagnetic waves;aka radient energy because it carries,or radiates, energy through space on waves
Modalities Currents used in eletrical facial & scalp treatments
Desincrustation Galvanic current is used to create an alkaline chemical reaction that emulsifies or liquiefies sebum & deris
Created by: CLGagnon