Definitions

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  • n. An electric current with a very low amperage.

Etymologies

micro- +‎ current (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The high-tech facials have other benefits, such as killing bacteria, cleaning off dead cells or, in the case of the microcurrent facial, stretching sagging muscles, according to the companies.

    Probing Newfangled Facials

  • The current is very mild—it would take 60 machines to power a 60-watt light bulb—and the client feels at most a tiny tingle, says Rob Insinger , chief executive of Ageless Aesthetics Inc., a Denver, Colo., company that distributes microcurrent machines from Britain's Micromode Medical Ltd's Caci International unit.

    Probing Newfangled Facials

  • Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation CES, which sends very weak microcurrent into the brain, was widely used in Russia in the 1940s as a sleep aid.

    Using Electricity, Magnets for Mental Illness

  • We have discussed rejuvenation from the outside by the use of Cold Plasma and microcurrent.

    Forever Young

  • One benefit of microcurrent treatments is an increase in blood flow to the area, which can appear as a slight reddening of the treated areas that typically goes away within a few minutes.

    Forever Young

  • This same principle applies to microcurrent treatments.

    Forever Young

  • The two-hand design allows the user to manipulate the muscle along these points while stimulating the entire length with microcurrent.

    Forever Young

  • With microcurrent the muscles can be worked in an upward direction that lifts the area and progressively reduces wrinkles.

    Forever Young

  • This process, known as muscle reeducation, is the cornerstone of microcurrent facial treatments.

    Forever Young

  • It helps to view microcurrent treatments in the same way we view exercising the body.

    Forever Young

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