Not enough Lashes? Grow them!
LATISSE® is the first and only FDA-approved prescription treatment for hypotrichosis used to grow eyelashes, making them longer, thicker, and darker. Eyelash hypotrichosis is another name for having inadequate or not enough eye lashes.
How does it work?
LATISSE® is believed to prolong the anagen phase (active growth phase). The exact way it works is unknown
How soon will I see results?
The onset of effect with LATISSE® solution is gradual. In the clinical trail, the majority of LATISSE® users saw significant improvement by 2 months.
How is LATISSE® different from other products?
Only LATISSE® has been approved by the FDA as a prescription treatment for hypotrichosis used to grow eyelashes.
Individual results my vary. Majority of users noticed improvement by 2 months. If you stop using Latisse, your eyelashes will return to their previous appearance over several weeks to months.
Can anyone use LATISSE®?
You should not use LATISSE® solution if you allergic to one of it’s ingredients. Also, tell your doctor or eye care specialist if any of the following apply to you.
- Previously diagnosed with eye pressure problems:
People with a history of eye pressure problems (specifically, elevated intraocular pressure) should speak to an eye care specialist before starting LATISSE®.
- Currently taking medications for eye pressure problems:
People taking medications to lower their intraocular pressure (IOP) should be closely monitored while using LATISSE® solution.
- Have risk factors for Glaucoma:
People with risk factors for an eye condition called glaucoma, including a family history of glaucoma, should speak to an eye care specialist before starting LATISSE®.
Possible side effects with LATISSE®.
The most common side effects after using LATISSE® are eye itching or eye redness. These were reported by about 4% of patients in the clinical trials. LATISSE® solution may cause other less common side effects, which typically occur on the skin close to where it is applied, or in the eyes. These include skin darkening, eye irritation, dryness or redness of the eyelids.
If you develop a new eye condition (eg, eye trauma), experience a sudden decrease in vision, have eye surgery or develop any reactions, particularly an infected eyelid reaction, you should immediately talk to your doctor about whether or not to continue using LATISSE® solution.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Should I remove my Contact Lenses first?
As a precaution, it’s recommended that you remove your contact lenses because they can absorb an ingredient from the LATISSE® solution. You can put them back in 15 minutes after the application.
What if I forget to apply LATISSE®?
If you miss a dose, don’t try to "catch up". Just apply LATISSE® the next evening. Make LATISSE® solution part of your evening routine, like brushing your teeth or removing your makeup. Using the solution more than once a day will not increase the growth of eyelashes more than daily use.
What should I do if LATISSE® gets in my eye?
It is not expected to harm your eye. Don’t rinse your eye.
What if I stop using LATISSE®?
Your lashes are expected to return to their previous appearance over several weeks to months.
Can I continue to wear mascara while using LATISSE®?
Yes, you can use mascara in addition to LATISSE® solution.
Can I use cotton swabs or other cosmetic brushes to apply LATISSE®?
No, LATISSE® should only be used with it’s FDA-approved sterile applicators, designed to help patients properly apply the product.
For more information regarding LATISSE®, give us a call or email us and we will be glad to help you.