What is Latisse®?
Latisse® is a medically prescribed treatment for someone who has inadequate eye lashes and/or not enough lashes to grow eyelashes longer, fuller and darker.
You may be surprised to find out that experts say one cause of thinning lashes is aging. Aging affects lashes and over time lashes tend to get thinner, shorter and lighter. You can’t reverse time, but you can grow lashes in 16 weeks by using Allegan’s Latisse.
How does Latisse® work?
For many years scientists have sought to learn the secret of how and what promotes eyelash growth. They found that eyelashes grow in a cycle, over several months. Although researchers don’t know exactly how Latisse® works, it’s believed to increase the percentage of hairs in the “active growth phase”, as well as make the “active growth phase” longer.
How is Latisse® applied?
Latisse® is applied daily with a small disposable applicator for a 16 week period. Even though the eyelashes will show growth prior to 16 weeks, the application.
Things to Remember!
- Do not reduce or stop the Latisse® application when you first notice results.
- If you miss a dose of Latisse®, don’t try to play catch-up. Just apply Latisse® the next day.
- It is possible for hair growth to occur in other areas of your skin that Latisse® frequently touches.
- Only use the sterile applicators supplied with the kit to apply the Latisse® product.
- Don’t allow the tip of the Latisse® bottle or applicator to touch your fingers or any other unintended surface. As contamination by a common bacteria is known to cause infections.
- Remove contact lenses prior to applying Latisse® solution. Contact lenses may be reinserted 15 minutes after application.
- If you get Latisse® in your eye, do not rinse your eye. It is not expected to cause harm.
- Remember, if you stop using Latisse® , lashes will gradually return to their previous appearance.
Who makes Latisse®?
Latisse® is made in the U.S. by Allergan who also is the manufacturer of Botox® Cosmetic and Juvéderm®.