Latisse® has been available for over 13 years, and during that time it has participated in over 32 clinical trials involving nearly 6,000 patients.
The active ingredient in Lattise®, bimatoprost, lengthens the growth phase of the hair follicle. This results in longer and thicker eyelashes. Melanin, the pigment which colours hair, is also stimulated.
Latisse® works fast! Most patients begin to see results in under eight weeks, and maximum growth by sixteen weeks.
Unlike every over the counter eyelash enhancing product available in Canada, Latisse® has undergone numerous and extensive clinical trials. It has been proven effective, safe, and with very few side effects experienced in a small percentage of users.
The results speak for themselves. If you’ve been looking to enhance your eyelashes, Latisse® is the only tried and tested product available in Canada proven to do so.
Latisse®, using bimatoprost, is a clinically tested prescription eyelash enhancer.
Using the supplied disposable applicator brush, Latisse® is applied once-daily to the base of the upper eyelid.
Most patients will begin to notice the results of their Latisse® treatment after approximately eight weeks, with maximum impact over sixteen weeks.
Unfortunately, no. In order to maintain the new length and thickness, you must use Latisse® continuously.
Latisse® contains BAK (benzalkonium chloride), which may be absorbed by soft contact lenses. Contact lenses should be removed prior to use of Latisse® and may be reinserted 15 minutes following its application.
For all other eye sensitivities and ailments, individuals should speak with an aesthetic specialty doctor to determine if Latisse® is right for them.
In some cases, patients using Latisse® may experience darkening along the upper eyelid where the product is applied, which could give the appearance of eyeliner. This pigmentation may be reversible upon discontinuation of the product.
A very small percentage of clinical trial participants (totalling 5,700 people) noted minor side effects.
These side effects included:
For more information about the potential side effects of Latisse®, please ask the Optometrist during your appointment.