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Hi Alice, I have been using Carita My CLE facial device which is a microcurrent plus LED device. I understood I should not use this on Botox-treated areas which makes sense as this would work against the effect of Botox. But what about after fillers?

By Georgia Seago
21st April 2022

Hi, oddly enough, microcurrent devices work really well on faces treated with toxin – because the microcurrent helps keep muscle tone in the muscles while they aren’t being worked by the usual facial expressions (toxin doesn’t do anything to the muscles; it disables the neurotransmitters that send messages to the muscles to contract. So, microcurrent is not directly counteracting the treatment). All the device manufacturers suggest you wait for two weeks before using microcurrent after toxin injections, and the same after filler injections (after two weeks, the filler will be properly settled).

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