Latisse eye drops is a very well renowned ophthalmic preparation meant for the attainment of longer, darker, and fuller eyelashes when applied externally. Bimatoprost is the active element of Latisse eye drops and is a prostaglandin analog. Bimatoprost lengthens the growth phase and declines the resting phase to treat the condition of inadequate eyelashes, which is called as hypotrichosis of eyelashes.
Use of Latisse Eye Drops
Latisse eye drops (Bimatoprost) when used externally, it will elongate the length of your short eyelashes by boosting the length, darkness, and thickness of insufficient eyelashes.
Dosing of Latisse Eye Drops
One drop of Latisse eye drops should be applied externally on the outer surface at the margin of upper lash line by drawing a line of one drop using a clean and dry eyeliner brush or an applicator. Apply the drop by making a line beginning from the inner part to outer part of the lash line.
Latisse eye drops are recommended for one time only in a day and preferably during the evening time. There is no need to apply the drop on the lower eyelid. Wipe out the extra liquid and do not worry if the solution gets into your eyes. For the effective results, use Latisse for about 2 months.
Drug Interactions With Latisse Eye Drops
- Bimatoprost when used for glaucoma condition
Contraindications about Latisse Eye Drops
- Use of Latisse eye drops for any other eye condition such as conjunctivitis, swelling of or degeneration of eyes is not suggested.
- The Latisse eye drops is negating in the condition of oversensitivity towards Bimatoprost or any other moiety of Latisse eye drops.
- Latisse eye drops should not be used during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Side effects of Latisse Eye Drops
- Red or itchy eyes
- Dry eyes
- Darkening of eyelids
- Iris pigmentation
- Unwanted hair growth if applied somewhere else
Precautions of Latisse Eye Drops
- In order to prevent the contamination of solution, do not allow the bottle tip to touch any surface or it can lead to eye infections.
- Before application, always remove your contact lenses and eye makeup.
- Hold a gap of 10 minutes if you are required to use any other ophthalmic preparation also with Latisse.