Latisse for Lashes
If you noticed that your lashes are getting thinner, we at Medspa1064 have the solution:
Latisse® is is the first and only FDA approved prescription treatment to grow eyelashes. A prescription solution is applied to the upper eyelid on a nightly basis and Latisse makes your lashes grow longer, thicker and darker.
Available only through a doctor, Latisse® is a once-daily prescription treatment applied to the base of the upper eyelashes with a sterile, single-use-per-eye disposable applicator. Latisse® users can expect to experience longer, fuller and darker eyelashes in as little as six to eight weeks . To maintain effect, continued treatment with Latisse® is required. If use of Latisse® is discontinued, eyelashes will gradually return to where they were prior to treatment over a period of weeks to a few months. It’s easy to use and the results are amazing.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is LATISSE® (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) 0.03%?
LATISSE® solution is a prescription treatment for hypotrichosis used to grow eyelashes, making them longer, thicker and darker.
What is hypotrichosis?
Hypotrichosis is another name for having inadequate or not enough eyelashes.
How soon will I see results?
LATISSE® users may start to see longer lashes at 4 weeks, with full growth at 16 weeks. The growth is gradual over time.
How does LATISSE® work?
LATISSE® is believed to affect the growth (anagen) phase of the eyelash hair cycle in two ways: first, it increases the length of this phase; and second, it increases the number of hairs in this growth phase.
Is LATISSE® effective?
The LATISSE® clinical study was conducted at 16 sites across the country and included 278 participants, featuring women and men of various ages (22 to 78), backgrounds and eye colors. Throughout the course of the 16-week treatments, each participant was photographed and evaluated at 4-week intervals (week 0 to week 16) for differences in their overall lash prominence, including elements of length, thickness and fullness. At 16 weeks, the results showed that LATISSE® was effective for 78% of those participating, versus 18% for the control group.
How do I apply LATISSE®?
LATISSE® solution is a once-a-day treatment you apply yourself each evening to the base of the upper eyelashes. You do not need to apply it to the lower lid since when you blink it may have an effect there as well.
What if I forget to apply one night? Or a few nights?
If you miss an application, or a few, don't try to catch up. Just apply the LATISSE® treatment the next evening and stay on schedule.
What should I do if I wear contact lenses?
Contact lens wearers can use LATISSE®. They need to remove their lenses before applying the solution and can reinsert their contacts 15 minutes afterwards.
Are there many LATISSE® users?
Yes. In its first year alone, approximately 1.5 million bottles of LATISSE® were prescribed.
What are the possible side effects of LATISSE®?
The most common side effects after using LATISSE® solution are an itching sensation in the eyes and/or eye redness. This was reported in approximately 4% of patients which also occurred in the control group . LATISSE® solution may cause other less common side effects which typically occur on the skin close to where LATISSE® is applied, or in the eyes. These include skin darkening, eye irritation, dryness of the eyes, and redness of the eyelids.
What should I do if I get LATISSE® into my eye?
LATISSE® solution is an ophthalmic drug product. If any gets into the eye, it is not expected to cause harm. The eye does not need to be rinsed.
Who should NOT use LATISSE®?
Do not use LATISSE® solution if you are allergic to one of its ingredients.
What are the ingredients in LATISSE®?
Active ingredient: bimatoprost
Inactive ingredients: benzalkonium chloride; sodium chloride; sodium phosphate, dibasic; citric acid; and purified water. Sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid may be added to adjust pH. The pH during its shelf life ranges from 6.8 - 7.8.
What should I do if I experience eye redness?
Eye redness may occur immediately after use. Usually we have found that it is from using too much. Contact us if the redness persists or you notice other symptoms as well. If you develop a new eye condition (e.g. trauma or infection), experience a sudden decrease in visual acuity, have eye surgery, or develop any eye reactions, particularly conjunctivitis and eyelid reactions, you should immediately call us concerning the continued use of LATISSE®.