Fake eyelashes are not for everyone, but what should you do if you desire longer, and thicker eyelashes? Well, the answer to that question is Latisse.

What is Latisse?

Latisse is a cosmetic medicine used to promote eyelash growth. It is an FDA approved product that can safely and effectively improve the look of your lashes.

The medication is a form of bimatoprost, which is a drug to treat glaucoma. Early studies have shown that when used for treating glaucoma, there was a substantial improvement in eyelash growth. For this reason, it was made available for treating people of suffered from thin or nonexistent eyelashes. It can help you achieve longer, thicker, and darker eyelashes.

How to Use Latisse?

In order to obtain the medication, you will need to talk to a trusted medical professional who can prescribe it. He can detail its application and rules for using the treatment.

You need to dab the medicine on your upper eyelid with the applicator that comes with the medication. Once you have applied the solution, all you need to do is blink to spread it through the eyelashes.

Before applying the Latisse, it is important to make sure that your eyes are clean. You will also need to remove any makeup you are wearing and take our your contacts. When you are done using the applicator, it is important that you throw it away after applying the solution to one eye. You should use a fresh applicator when applying it to the next eye.

Using the same applicator twice can result in infection, so you must be very careful to remember.

You need to use Latisse for a few months every night or as your doctor recommends it. Once your eyelashes become thicker and longer, your doctor may adjust its dosage.

Before You Use Latisse

Talk to your doctor about any eye problem you have before using Latisse.  It is a safe medicine to use, but there are certain conditions you may need to consider before undergoing treatment.

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding; you may need to wait a while before using Latisse. If you are prone to experience skin allergies or infections, you should talk to your doctor to make sure you are a good candidate for the treatment.

If you use medicines to treat eye conditions like glaucoma or ocular hypertension; your doctor will best advise how or when to use Latisse. You may also need to refrain from using Latisse if you have conjunctivitis or any other eye problems.

Is Latisse Safe to Use?

Latisse is a safe medicine that is highly effective in growing the eyelashes. It is very important, however, that you only use it after talking to an experienced doctor. It is crucial to remember that it is not an over-the-counter medicine or cosmetic product even if it is for the eyelashes. It is a medicine that requires the user to apply caution when using it.

Contact Our Office

If you’re interested in obtaining thicker and more beautiful eyelashes, Latisse may prove to be the solution you’ve been looking for. Contact our office to schedule a consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Gregory Park today!