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Lumigan Versus Latisse
Read the side effect: Profile of each before deciding whether you want to use an anti glaucoma drops to have longer lashes that could possibly change the color of your irises darker permanently. I would say neither! When you stop using it, it no longer works. Why put yourself at risk? There may be some more natural, organic alternative solution that is less medical a problem, and more plant based, and safer. ...Read more
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Correction : Bimatoprost, a prostaglandin analogue, is very effective for treating glaucoma. It's trade name is Lumigan™ (0.01%) and is prescribed by doctors managing glaucoma. Latisse™ is also Bimatoprost (0.03%) that is prescribed to people desiring longer lashes. It's applied to the upper lash line by applicator sponge & not directly to the eyeball. The products are the same and differ on % & indication ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Common drop: Xalatan (latanoprost) is a very good and commonly used topical medication for glaucoma. It was the first medication and its class and now comes in generic form. It is used once daily typically at night and can be effective in lowering eye pressure. If being used one will need to continue follow-up care with an eye provider to make sure adequately lowering the eye pressure to the desired target. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will latisse (bimatoprost) change my eye's color? I read somewhere that latisse (bimatoprost) has a side effect of changing your eye color. Is this permanent? What percent of latisse (bimatoprost) users experience this?
There : There have never been patients using the product Latisse (bimatoprost) that have had an eye color change. This has only occurred in patients using the medication 2x's a day for the treatment of glaucoma, they are instill a full drop into the eye. Since you are applying a very small amount to the eyelid, not actually into the eye - the risk is almost nonexistent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the differences between brinzolamide and dorzolamide as topical eye drops with timolol for reducing ocular hypertension?
Yes: Reductions in orbital fat (i.e., fat around the eye) have been observed in patients using bimatoprost as glaucoma therapy. Of particular interest, the loss of orbital fat was unilateral in patients who used bimatoprost on only one eye.The effect appears reversible upon cessation of bimatoprost use. http://www.eyeplastics.com/latisse-eyelashes-medicine.html ...Read more