LATISSE® solution is a prescription treatment for eyelash hypotrichosis (inadequate, or not having enough eyelashes) used to grow eyelashes, making them longer, thicker and darker. It was created by Allergan, the makers of BOTOX, ® JUVÉDERM® filler and VIVITE® cosmetics.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Can anyone use Latisse®?
Yes. But if you are using, or have used, prescription products for any eye pressure problems, only use Latisse® under close doctor care.
If you have eye surgery, consult your doctor immediately about continued use of Latisse®.
- Are there side effects?
Latisse® may cause increased brown pigmentation of the colored part of the eye, which is likely permanent. Eyelid skin darkening may occur which may be reversible.
Hair growth may occur in other skin areas that LATISSE® solution frequently touches.
The most common side effects after using Latisse® solution are itchy eyes and/or eye redness.
- Can I apply Latisse® anywhere?
You should only apply at the base of the upper eyelashes, do not apply it to the lower eyelid.
- What happens if I stop using Latisse®?
If you discontinue usage, lashes will gradually return to their previous appearance.