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A 24-year-old female asked:

Why does using bimatoprost causes hollow sunken eyes?

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 31 years experience
Side effect: It's a great question. Prostaglandin associated periorbitopathy is the term applied to this side effect, a definite downside with the use of this class of antiglaucoma medications. Why it occurs, the following link will give you the believed mechanism: http://glaucomatoday.com/2011/06/prostaglandin-associated-periorbitopathy.

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