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Which is way better for eyelash growth?latisse, travoprost or bimatoprost?

Which is way better for eyelash growth?latisse, travoprost or bimatoprost?

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

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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What is Latisse (bimatoprost) used for?

What is Latisse (bimatoprost) used for?

Latisse (bimatoprost): "LATISSE® is a prescription treatment for hypotrichosis (inadequate or not enough lashes) to grow eyelashes longer, fuller, darker." See: http://www.latisse.com/ ...Read more

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How effective is bimatoprost (Latisse) for treating glaucoma?

How effective is bimatoprost (Latisse) for treating glaucoma?

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 more

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How good are Xalatan (latanoprost) eye drops for treating glaucoma?

How good are Xalatan (latanoprost) eye drops for treating glaucoma?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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Is careprost ( generic latisse) still good to grow eyebrows ?

Is careprost ( generic latisse) still good to grow eyebrows ?

This is FDA : Approved for eye lash growth. If used for eyebrows be aware of side affects, namely darkening of the skin where medicine is placed. ...Read more

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What is the differences between brinzolamide and dorzolamide as topical eye drops with timolol for reducing ocular hypertension?

What is the differences between  brinzolamide and dorzolamide as topical eye drops with timolol for reducing ocular hypertension?

Same: Brinzolamide and dorzolamide are both carbonic anhydase inhibitors. They lower pressure by stopping the enzyme that helps produce fluid in the eye. They are both sulfa compound derivatives. ...Read more

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Is fluorometholone or lotemax (loteprednol) better for prk-recovery (laser eye surgery)?

Is fluorometholone or lotemax (loteprednol) better for prk-recovery (laser eye surgery)?

The same: This has been studied and there is essentially no difference between the two drops for PRK recovery and outcomes. Good luck. ...Read more

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Will latisse (bimatoprost) work on lower eyelashes?

Will latisse (bimatoprost) work on lower eyelashes?

Yes: Yes, it will. However, it's not recommended to apply it to your lower eyelid since it can drip down to your cheeks and cause hair growth on your cheeks. ...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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Is levobunonol eyedrop the same as nyolol or timoptol eyedrops?

Is levobunonol eyedrop the same as nyolol or timoptol eyedrops?

Beta blocker: The three are different beta blockers all do essentially the same thing as eye drops with mild differences such as in half time. ...Read more

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Can latisse (bimatoprost) cause fat loss above eye ?

Can latisse (bimatoprost) cause fat loss above eye ?

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

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What class of drugs does latisse (bimatoprost) belong to?

Latisse (bimatoprost): "Latisse (bimatoprost)is a manmade form of a naturally occurring substance called a prostaglandin." See: http://www.drugs.com/latisse.html ...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