Facial frequency high use
Given the risk of skin damage, pigmentation changes and scarring some beauty experts advised against it.
Salon treatments The two high-frequency treatments commonly used in salons are today known as Direct and Indirect High Frequency.
The medical profession also fulguration to remove skin cancers.
On occasion, direct high frequency has also been used to disinfect the skin after hair has been permanently removed by electrolysis or thermolysis.
When in close contact with the skin, heat is generated at the point of contact with the electrode.
Originally used medically for goiter treatments but could be used on any curved surface.
However, although their use in medicine, dentistry and in the home largely ceased, they remained in operation in many beauty salons and, after a long absence, new forms of these devices have reappeared as home beauty treatments.
The machine was designed for medical uses.
Inthe machine and the electrodes were put into commercial production by the Electro-Radiation Company of Boston and, bya battery-operated, high-frequency instrument was also on the market.