Latisse® from Allergan is an FDA approved, topical medication to enhance eyelash growth. After several weeks of use your eyelashes will lengthen, thicken and darken. Latisse® is available in our Westport, CT office and most patients can begin treatment the evening of their consultation.
What is Latisse®?
Latisse® is a medication (bimatoprost) used to make eyelashes longer, thicker and darker.
What is hypotrichosis?
Hypotrichosis is another name for inadequate eyelashes.
How is Latisse® used?
Latisse® is applied topically to the base of the upper eyelashes each night.
What happens if I stop using Latisse®?
If use is discontinued, lashes will gradually return to their previous appearance.
Are there risks associated with use of Latisse®?
All medications carry risks and potential side effects. Latisse® may cause a permanent increase in brown pigmentation of the colored part of the eye as well as darkening of the eyelid skin that may be reversible. There are additional risks and a thorough discussion of risks, alternatives and potential benefits is an important part of your consultation with Dr. O’Connell.