LATISSE® solution is the first and only FDA-approved, science-based treatment to enhance eyelash prominence as measured by increases in length, thickness and darkness of eyelashes.
User studies showed a 106% increase in lash fullness, a 25%
increase in length and an 18% increase in darkness.
Available by prescription in physician offices, LATISSE® solution is applied once daily to promote lash growth in those with inadequate
or sparse lashes. LATISSE® solution is made by Allergan, makers of Botox and Juvederm
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What is in LATISSE® solution?
The active ingredient in LATISSE® solution is bimatoprost, a prostaglandin
which prolongs the growth cycle of the eyelash. By extending the
hair growth cycle, lashes grow longer, more lashes remain
present and the result is a fuller, lusher eyelash that's
natural, not coated as with sticky mascara or glued on as with
extensions or false lashes.
How long does it take LATISSE® solution to work? LATISSE® solution shows lash improvements after a full growth cycle,
usually beginning around 4 weeks. By weeks 8 to 10, most
users have a growth "pop" and by 16 weeks, the full effects are
How is LATISSE® solution different from other products like Revitalash?
LATISSE® solution has FDA approval, plus you'll know what's in the product
as the ingredients are right on the package label. Results are
proven with scientific studies. Plus, LATISSE® solution is a product of
Allergan with the identical active ingredient in use for many years in the ophthalmologic sector.
That means there is industry-leader research, safety testing and
established safe use directives.
How do I use LATISSE® solution?
Once daily application is all that is required. This is done
at night after cleaning the face, removing any eye makeup and
removing contacts. The solution is applied only to the upper
lash line and excess solution is blotted. Because the active
ingredient affects all hair, it is important to wipe away
solution that drips beyond the lash line to prevent unwanted
Dr. Zaks will give you all the necessary application
instructions. The short video below is helpful in showing how to
properly use the product.
How do I get LATISSE® solution?
LATISSE® solution is a prescription product and is only dispensed by
physicians. You will need to be seen by Dr. Zaks for a few moments prior to
purchasing LATISSE® solution in our office. This is to rule out any reason
you may not be a suitable user and to make sure you understand
the application procedure to get the most benefit from the
product and also to get the most use from the product.
How much does LATISSE® solution cost?
LATISSE® solution contains a full .3ml - up to 100 drops and contains 60
sterile disposable brushes. Cost is $120
How long do I have to use LATISSE® solution?
Ongoing use of LATISSE® solution is required to maintain full results. If
you stop using Latisse™, your lashes will return to their
original condition, although after a full 16 week cycle, some
users notice that they can skip 2 to 3 nights per week and still
see satisfactory lash fullness and length. Official product use
instructions call for every day application. Individual results