Comparison of Microcurrent with other procedures

microcurrent Comparison
Microcurrent rejuvenation therapy has become immensely popular and earned the celebrity status thanks to the fact that a large number of celebrities are using this technique for facial lifts and body contouring. Compared to other prevalent therapies, Microcurrent enjoys the position of being absolutely painless, extremely affordable and reliable, and has absolutely ‘zero’ side effects. A comparison of different therapies is given here based on their use, side effects and the effectiveness of the technique.

Technology

How it works? Use Results 

Side Effects

Microcurrent Microcurrent emits sub sensory electrical impulses mimicking the electrical frequencies produced by the cell membranes. In doing so it stimulates the musculature and biochemical process and elicits response in the form of:

  • Muscle re-education Increased ATP(cellular energy) formation.
  • Increased blood flow.
  • Enhanced oxygenation of blood and lymphatic drainage (removal of metabolic waste through lymph).
  • Increased synthesis of proteins collagen and elastin.

 

  • Improvement of skin tone and coloration.
  • Reduction/removal of fine lines and wrinkles and detoxification.
Results seen immediately after the treatment and are long lasting with multiple sessions. NO SIDE EFFECTS
BOTOX Botulinum toxin is obtained from the bacteria Clostridium botulinum which when injected into the skin blocks the nerve impulses and temporarily paralyses the muscles which cause wrinkles and give the skin a smooth and refreshed appearance. Treatment of motion wrinkles, crow’s feet, between eyebrows and forehead It shows results within a few hours to several days which last for about 3-4 months.
  • Stinging or burning sensation at the site of injection.
  • Artificial and rigid appearance.
  • Droopy eyelids for some time.
  • Headache, Respiratory arrest though uncommon may occur.
  • Contraindicated in pregnancy as harmful to the fetus.

 

Intensed Pulse Light Rejuvenation Light is delivered to the skin which facilitates cell turnover and causes some collagen production.
  • Improve skin texture, tone.
  • Removes skin blemishes and spots.
  • Reduces skin discoloration and improves complexion.
Results appear within 3-5 days and last for2-3 years.
  • Redness, swelling and pain at the treated area for a short time.
  • Blistering, bruising or flaking of skin.
  • Improves sun damaged skin.
  • Not good for wrinkle reduction.
Chemical peels One or a combination of acids such as glycolic acid is applied on face in different concentrations. Upon removal of the peel mask, superficial skin layers are peeled off bringing about skin turnover.
  • Improve skin texture.
  • Improve skin pigmentation.
  • Enhances skin complexion.
  • Smoothing of some fine wrinkles.

 

Results last from 6 months to 1 year
  • Redness of skin
  • Formation of skin crust.
  • Painful recovery.
Radio Frequency Energy The radio frequency energy of high intensity applied straight to the dermis layer of the skin induces collagen growth and a resultant skin tightening.
  • Skin tightening

 

  • Removal of wrinkles
Results appear after 4-6 months and last for 2-3 years.
  • Painful procedure.
  • Persistent skin redness, inflammation and discomfort.
  • Scarring marks may be left
Hyaluronic acid fillers  Hyaluronic acid is temporarily injected into the facial skin to retain moisture and acts as a support.
  • Facial contouring Lip fillers.
  • Treatment of wrinkle.
Results are shown immediately and last for 6-9 months with repeated injections.
  • Redness of skin.
  • Mild pain.
  • Skin inflammation.