Latisse is now available at Optique Professional Eye Care
Want longer, thicker darker lashes without the lash extensions and glues? Why not try Latisse, it is the treatment approved by the FDA in 2008 to help your natural eyelashes grow.
With 4 to 8 weeks of regular use you can have those longer, fuller lashes. Latisse is a better, safer and less expensive alternative to the monthly trips to the spa and salon to apply lash extensions. Celebrities such as Jenny McCarthy and Mandy Moore have reportedly used Latisse,
The studies considered by the FDA, Latisse lengthens, thickens and darkens eyelashes via a process that isn’t fully understood. It was noted that Latisse both extends the growth phase and increases the number of hairs that sprout.
Study participants experienced these results after 16 weeks:
- Eyelash length increased by 25 %.
- Thickness and fullness increased by 106 %.
- Eyelash darkness increased by 18 %.
You apply Latisse by dabbing it on the upper lash line each night with sterile applicators. The drug spreads to your lower lash line automatically as you blink. According to the manufacturer, you should never apply it in your eye or onto your lower lid.
Latisse is actually a version of the glaucoma drug Lumigan. Eye doctors and their glaucoma patients noticed the hair growth side effect, with longer, lusher eyelashes appearing over time. This side effect was the genesis of Latisse.