Here are the answers to the most common questions patients are asking us about Latisse Lash Enhancement medication. – Enjoy!

What is Latisse?
Latisse is the trade name for bimatoprost 0.03% a medication that has been approved since 2001 to treat glaucoma. Patients who used the medication found a wonderful side effect, longer fuller eyelashes!

How do I use it?
Latisse is applied once at bedtime to the upper eyelid lash line with a specially developed professional applicator. Most women find it easier to apply than daily mascara.

When will I see results?
Most women see results within 6 weeks of starting Latisse, some as early as 2 weeks, but almost everyone sees improvement by 12 weeks.

What will I see?
The first thing most women comment on is the increased length of their lashes. Next is the widening of the lash diameter followed by darkening of the lash shaft.

How does Latisse work?
Latisse appears to work by prolonging the growing phase of the eyelash hair and stimulating the return of the eyelash to growth once it has entered the resting phase. Most women notice reduced shedding of their eyelashes.

How long does the effect last?
The effect of Latisse growing the lashes longer, thicker and darker is related to its continued use. As long as you use Latisse your lashes will be longer or fuller. Once you stop your lashes will return to the length they were before you used Latisse. You can restart anytime, it will just take 3 months to achieve the excellent results.

Are there any side effects?
The active ingredient in Latisse has been well studied over the past 10 years. There are no internal side effects. By following the application instructions carefully any side effects can be reduced and they all clear with stopping the preparation. Some women report temporary eye redness, mild itching, burning or dryness. There is no darkening of the colored part of the eye with application to the lash line. Please read the product monograph for all the fine details.