Patients who do not have adequate eyelashes or who want to thicken and volumize them are excited to learn about a treatment called Latisse.
Latisse is a medication that uses bimatoprost ophthalmic solution at .03% to restore eyelashes gradually. This is an FDA-approved treatment that can allow patients to enjoy thicker, fuller, longer, and darker eyelashes in just a few months. Treatment must be continued to maintain the results-if patients stop using Latisse, their eyelashes will return to their previous appearance.
This medical innovation uses bimatoprost which is known for helping increase the amount of hair in the anagen-or "growth"-phase. This causes eyelashes to grow longer, thicker, and darker, working from the inside out to provide noticeable, dramatic changes!
Latisse is a special medication that is applied once a day to the base of the upper lashes. This is done using a sterile applicator, which is supplied with the product. A new one is used with each application. The medication is used sparingly and should be done at night before bed for better comfort and results. This topical solution allows patients to see noticeable results in approximately 8 weeks, and enjoy full results by 16 weeks. There are possible side effects, as there are with most medications, including an itching sensation or redness of the eyes. Approximately 4 percent of patients experienced this. Other side effects include the darkening of the skin, irritation of the eyes, and dryness. Patients are advised to seek medical advice if they notice any change in their visual acuity, undergo ocular surgery, or have negative reactions such as conjunctivitis.
If you are ready to experience beautiful, lush eyelashes, now is the time to contact the experienced team at Foothill Cosmetic Surgery Center to learn about the benefits of Latisse and discover how it can improve your appearance in just a few months! If you live in the Glendora area and are ready to seek the assistance of a quality dermatological team, visit our convenient location for a consultation visit. We are happily accepting new patients to our practice, and we look forward to meeting you!