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. At Total Aesthetics in Westport Latisse treatment can begin for most patients immediately following their consultation..
Latisse is a medication (bimatoprost) used to make eyelashes longer, thicker and darker. The serum is applied to the eyelashes every night to increase volume and length to give you a more youthful appearance.
To be a candidate for Latisse Westport patients usually need only to be in good general health and desire thicker, longer and fuller eyelashes.
Dr. Joseph O’Connell, Total Aesthetics in Westport, CT
Hypotrichosis is another name for inadequate eyelashes.
Latisse is applied topically to the base of the upper eyelashes each night.
If use is discontinued, lashes will gradually return to their previous appearance.
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. For those interested in receiving Latisse Westport patients are encouraged to schedule a consultation with Dr. O’Connell. He will go over additional risks, alternatives and potential benefits as an important part in your decision-making process.
Within eight weeks, you will start to see results from your Latisse applications. Full results can take up to 16 weeks. Keep in mind that your eyelashes will return to their original state if you stop using the product.
The most common side effects from use of Latisse are itchy eyes and/or eye redness. Other less common side effects, that may occur near the area of Latisse application, include skin darkening, eye irritation, dryness of the eyes and redness of the eyelids.
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