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Esthetics Ch. 8 Electricity
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Electromagnetic ___________ refers to all forms of energy that travel through space in waves.
What does abbreviation "AC" stands for?
IPL uses multiple colors and wavelengths of focused _________ to treat the skin.
A wavelength measures how tall the electromagnetic wave becomes. T/F
Galvanic current is _________ current.
An ________ measures the resistance of an electric current.
How many types of electromagnetic radiation make up natural sunlight?
A ________ is the measurement of how much electric energy is being used in one second.
What is the movement of particles around an atom that creates pure energy?
What is the unit that measures the force that pushes the flow of electrons forward through a conductor?
LED red light is used to...
cell turnover rate
How many methods of applying high-frequency are there?
What type of UV radiation is used in tanning beds?
If the connection of an electric device gets hot, what should you do?
Chromophore is a ________ component within the skin.
Anaphoresis is the process of infusing a ________ product into the skin using electricity.
Which type of UV radiation is often called the burning rays?
Ionization is the process of introducing water-soluble products into the skin through electrical current. T/F
What term refers to the infusing a positive (acid) product into the skin?
Laser is the acronym for "light amplification stimulation emission of radiation". T/F
What is the most dangerous type of UV radiation?
Alternating current is constant and even-flowing that travels in only one direction. T/F
An insulator is a substance that does not easily __________ electricity.
When the electric current returns to where it originated, this is referred to a __________.
What term refers to the electrode used on the treatment area?
Infrared light rays are _______ rays with long wavelengths.
A conductor converts alternating current to direct current. T/F
A __________ shuts off an electric current at the first indication of overload.
What term refers to a negative electrode?
An ________ is a unit that measures the amount of an electric current
Therapeutic electricity is the use of electrical devices for a therapeutic benefit. T/F
Blue light LED is used for ...
What safety device prevents excessive current from passing through a circuit?
Which safety device carries excess current safely away to the ground?
Light therapy is the application of light rays to the skin for the treatment of ...
A milliampere is 1/1000 of an ampere. T/F
What are electrical currents used in electrical facial and scalp treatments?
What is the apparatus used to change alternating current to direct?
What is the heat-producing current with a high rate of oscillation or vibration?
White light is the combination of all ________ rays.
What color LED aids in reducing inflammation and swelling?
What color LED is used on clients with hyperpigmentation?
What is the primary source of light used in facial and scalp treatments?
Why do Estheticians need to know the basics of electricity?
Most facial devices operate with electricity
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