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Is latisse (bimatoprost) dangerous to use at all? Are there any health risks to using it?

Is latisse (bimatoprost) dangerous to use at all? Are there any health risks to using it?

Not dangerous: Although there can be side effects from using latisse, (bimatoprost) it is not dangerous. Aside from lengthening eyelashes, the active ingredient can permanently darken eyelid skin, cause hazel or green eyes to become brown, and can even cause hair growth on the eyelid skin. No systemic side effects have been found with use of Latisse (bimatoprost) or Lumigan (same medicine, used for glaucoma). ...Read more

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Latisse (Definition)

Bimatoprost is an reduces pressure inside the eye caused by glaucoma. It also is used to make eyelashes ...Read more


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Can children use Latisse (bimatoprost)?

Can children use Latisse (bimatoprost)?

Not approved: Safety of Latisse (bimatoprost) for children has not been established. It should only be used under the supervision of a physician. ...Read more

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Who should not use Latisse (bimatoprost)?

Latisse (bimatoprost): No contraindications were noted on http://www.drugs.com/pro/latisse.html.

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Out a lot of what little lashs I do have. Is latisse (bimatoprost) good to use?

Out a lot of what little lashs I do have. Is latisse (bimatoprost) good to use?

Latisse (bimatoprost): Is often very effective in helping lashes grow and look thicker. Keep in mind that it may take several months of use to help achieve this, and sometimes there is little or no response. In addition, if you discontinue use of the medication, then the effect on the lashes eventually disappears. ...Read more

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Can I use latisse on my lower lashes? I'm afraid that if I use latisse only on my upper lashes, they will be out of proportion to my lower lashes. Can I use the treatment to make the lashes on my lower lid look longer and fuller as well?

Can I use latisse on my lower lashes? I'm afraid that if I use latisse only on my upper lashes, they will be out of proportion to my lower lashes. Can I use the treatment to make the lashes on my lower lid look longer and fuller as well?

Only : Only apply Latisse (bimatoprost) at the base of the upper eyelashes. It is not necessary to apply to the lower lashes because as you blink or sleep the solution will touch the lower lashes. They will not be out of proportion with the upper lashes. ...Read more

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I choose not to use latisse to grow eyelashes but would like to try an online product. Which ones are safe? There are many online eyelash enhancing products for sale and i would like to purchase one that is safe to use and lives up to its claims. I want

I choose not to use latisse to grow eyelashes but would like to try an online product. Which ones are safe? There are many online eyelash enhancing products for sale and i would like to purchase one that is safe to use and lives up to its claims.  I want

Homeopathic : Homeopathic over the counter or on line products need not show efficacy to be sold---there are no reports that any of these products work but will probably not hurt you--just your pocket book. Latisse (bimatoprost) is the only proven product which will increase the length of your lashes, but will not make you grown more lashes. ...Read more

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Bimatoprost (Definition)

Bimatoprost is an reduces pressure inside the eye caused by glaucoma. It also is used to make eyelashes ...Read more