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Great eyelashes don’t just happen overnight. That’s why it’s             Step4 - Blot Excess
important to note that LATISSE® (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution)        Blot any excess solution beyond the eyelid with a tissue.
0.03% works gradually and remarkably — with full results after 12 to
                                                                         Step5 - Dispose of Applicator
16 weeks. Once you begin treatment, you must continue applying
                                                                         Dispose of the applicator after one use. Repeat for opposite eye-
the topical solution each night and follow the directions for best
                                                                         lid, using a new sterile applicator to help minimize any potential for
results. Remember results are gradual over time.
                                                                         contamination from one eyelid to another.
If you stop using LATISSE®, your eyelashes are expected to return to
                                                                         DO NOT APPLY in your eye or to the lower lid because excess hair
their previous appearance over several weeks to months.
                                                                         growth outside the treatment area may occur. ONLY use the sterile
Your eyelashes will experience real measurable growth.                   applicators supplied with LATISSE® to apply the product.

LATISSE® works from the inside out. As the treatment progresses,         Don’t allow the tip of the bottle or applicator to contact surround-
you’ll begin to see changes in length, thickness and darkness            ing structures, fingers, or any other unintended surface in order
gradually. After week 16, you’ll see the full effect of LATISSE® — and   to avoid contamination by common bacteria known to cause
so will others.                                                          infections.

There are possible side effects.                                         Contact lenses should be removed prior to application of
                                                                         LATISSE®and may be reinserted 15 minutes following its administration.
The most common side effects after using LATISSE® solution are an
itching sensation in the eyes and/or eye redness. This was reported      If discontinued, lashes will gradually return to their previous ap-
in approximately 4% of patients. LATISSE® solution may cause other       pearance.
less common side effects which typically occur on the skin close to
where LATISSE® is applied, or in the eyes. These include skin darken-    TIPS FOR SUCCESS — YOUR GUIDE TO MAKING THE MOST OF LATISSE®
ing, eye irritation, dryness of the eyes, and redness of the eyelids.    Once you know how to apply LATISSE®, it’s important to under-
                                                                         stand a few simple tips to help you make your treatment as effec-
If you develop a new ocular condition (e.g., trauma or infec-            tive as possible.
tion), experience a sudden decrease in visual acuity, have ocular
surgery, or develop any ocular reactions, particularly conjunctivitis    Follow these guidelines for best results: Think routine
and eyelid reactions, you should immediately seek your physi-            Try to incorporate LATISSE® into your nightly routine — for example,
cian’s advice concerning the continued use of LATISSE® solution.         after you’ve washed your face and brushed your teeth.
What is LATISSE® (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) 0.03%?
                                                                         Keep it handy
LATISSE® solution is a prescription treatment for hypotrichosis used
to grow eyelashes, making them longer, thicker and darker. Step1         Store the LATISSE® bottle near your other skin care products or tooth-
                                                                         brush, so you won’t forget to apply it each night. Have patience
HOW TO APPLY                                                             LATISSE® (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) 0.03% takes time to work.
Before Applying                                                          Only use it once a night, and don’t overuse it, as this may increase
Before applying LATISSE® each night, ensure your face is clean,          the chance of experiencing eye redness or itchiness. Start fresh
makeup and contact lenses are removed, and any other facial
care products have already been applied.                                 If your eye makeup remover leaves an oily residue on your eyelids,
                                                                         wash off any excess oils with soap and water to ensure a clean
Step2 - Prepare the Applicator                                           surface before you apply LATISSE®. Follow the rules
Remove an applicator from its tray. Then, holding the sterile appli-
cator horizontally, place one drop of LATISSE® solution on the area      Always use the sterile, disposable FDA-approved applicator
of the applicator closest to the tip but not on the tip.                 provided in the kit. Don’t try to apply LATISSE® with a cotton swab.
                                                                         The LATISSE® applicator is specially designed to hold a drop and
Step3 - Apply to Skin using Applicator                                   release a drop. Don’t play catch up
Immediately draw the applicator carefully along the skin at the
base of the upper eyelashes (where the eyelashes meet the skin)          If you miss a dose one night, don’t apply more just to catch up.
going from the inner part of your lash line to the outer part. Do not    Simply apply LATISSE® the next evening and stay on schedule.
apply in your eye or to the lower lid because excess hair growth         Beware of germs
outside the treatment area may occur.                                    Don’t let the tip of the bottle or applicator contact your fingers or
                                                                         any other unintended surface, in order to avoid contamination by
                                                                         common bacteria known to cause infections. Chart your progress
When you start using LATISSE® solution, be sure to mark your calen-        If you develop a new ocular condition (e.g., trauma or infec-
dar and take pictures throughout weeks (0, 4, 8, 12, 16).                  tion), experience a sudden decrease in visual acuity, have ocular
                                                                           surgery, or develop any ocular reactions, particularly conjunctivitis
Talk to your doctor for some additional tips for success.
                                                                           and eyelid reactions, you should immediately seek your physi-
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS                                                 cian’s advice concerning the continued use of LATISSE® solution.
What is hypotrichosis of the eyelashes?                                    Are there any special warnings associated with LATISSE® use?
Hypotrichosis is another name for having inadequate or not                 LATISSE® solution is intended for use on the skin of the upper eyelid
enough eyelashes.                                                          margins at the base of the eyelashes. Refer to the illustration be-
How does LATISSE® work?                                                    low. DO NOT APPLY to the lower eyelid. If you are using LUMIGAN®
LATISSE® is believed to affect the growth (anagen) phase of the            or other products in the same class for elevated intraocular pres-
eyelash hair cycle in two ways: first, it increases the length of this     sure (IOP), or if you have a history of abnormal IOP, you should only
phase; and second, it increases the number of hairs in this growth         use LATISSE® under the close supervision of your physician.
phase. The exact way it works is unknown.                                  LATISSE® use may cause darkening of the eyelid skin which may be
How do I apply LATISSE ?®                                                  reversible. LATISSE® use may also cause increased brown pigmen-
LATISSE® solution is a once-a-day treatment you apply yourself             tation of the colored part of the eye which is likely to be perma-
each evening to the base of the upper eyelashes. DO NOT APPLY              nent.
in your eye or to the lower lid because excess hair growth outside         It is possible for hair growth to occur in other areas of your skin that
the treatment area may occur. See the full instructions in How to          LATISSE® frequently touches. Any excess solution outside the upper
Apply, and apply as instructed by your doctor.                             eyelid margin should be blotted with a tissue or other absorbent
How soon will I see results?                                               material to reduce the chance of this from happening. It is also
LATISSE® users may see results at 8 weeks with full results at 12 to 16    possible for a difference in eyelash length, thickness, fullness,
weeks. The growth is gradual overnight, over time.                         pigmentation, number of eyelash hairs, and/or direction of eyelash
                                                                           growth to occur between eyes. These differences, should they oc-
Is LATISSE® a replacement for mascara?                                     cur, will usually go away if you stop using LATISSE®.
No, LATISSE® does not work in place of mascara. LATISSE® is a solu-        What should I do if I wear contact lenses?
tion treatment for inadequate or not enough lashes and requires            Contact lenses should be removed prior to application of LATISSE®
a prescription from a doctor. However, mascara can be used on              and may be reinserted 15 minutes following its administration.
your eyelashes in addition to LATISSE®.
                                                                           What should I do if I get LATISSE® in my eye?
Is LATISSE® (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) 0.03% different from         LATISSE® solution is an ophthalmic drug product. If any gets into
nonprescription products that indicate eyelash growth?                     the eye, it is not expected to cause harm. The eye should not be
LATISSE® solution is the first and only prescription treatment ap-         rinsed.
proved by the FDA for inadequate or not having enough eyelash-
                                                                           Who should NOT use LATISSE®?
es, growing them longer, fuller and darker.
                                                                           Do not use LATISSE® solution if you are allergic to one of its ingredients.
What if I forget to apply one night? Or a few nights?
                                                                           What are the ingredients in LATISSE®?
If you miss an application or a few, don’t try to catch up. Just ap-
                                                                           Active ingredient: bimatoprost
ply the LATISSE® treatment the next evening and stay on schedule.
                                                                           Inactive ingredients: benzalkonium chloride; sodium chloride;
What happens if I stop using LATISSE®?                                     sodium phosphate, dibasic; citric acid; and purified water. Sodium
If you stop using LATISSE®, your eyelashes are expected to return to       hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid may be added to adjust pH.
their previous appearance over several weeks to months.                    The pH during its shelf life ranges from 6.8 — 7.8.
Can I get a prescription for LATISSE® from any doctor?                     What is skin hyperpigmentation?
First, ask your doctor if LATISSE® is right for you. Although any doctor   This is a common, usually harmless condition in which areas of
can prescribe LATISSE®, some may be more familiar with this prod-          skin become darker than the surrounding skin color. This occurs
uct than others. That’s why we encourage you to use the interac-           when there is an increase in the melanin, the brown pigment that
tive “Find-a-Doctor” locator tool to find a doctor near you who            produces normal skin color, in the skin. Skin hyperpigmentation is a
may be more likely to know about this FDA-approved treatment.              possible side effect of LATISSE®, but may be reversible after discon-
When making an appointment, be sure to tell the receptionist that          tinuation of the product.
you want to find out more about LATISSE®.
                                                                           What is elevated intraocular pressure (IOP)?
What are the possible side effects of LATISSE®?                            This is a condition where the pressure inside the eye is higher than
The most common side effects after using LATISSE® solution are an          normal. LATISSE® may decrease IOP. So talk to your doctor if you
itching sensation in the eyes and/or eye redness. This was reported        are using IOP-lowering medications. Concurrent administration of
in approximately 4% of patients. LATISSE® solution may cause other         LATISSE® and certain IOP-lowering medications in ocular hyperten-
less common side effects which typically occur on the skin close to        sive patients should be closely monitored for changes in intraocu-
where LATISSE® is applied, or in the eyes. These include skin darken-      lar pressure.
ing, eye irritation, dryness of the eyes, and redness of the eyelids.
What should I do if I experience eye redness?                             to where LATISSE® is applied, or in the eyes. These include skin
Eye redness may occur immediately after use. Consult your doctor          darkening, eye irritation, dryness of the eyes, and redness of the
if the redness persists or you notice other symptoms as well. If you      eyelids.
develop a new eye condition (e.g. trauma or infection), experi-
                                                                          If you develop a new ocular condition (e.g., trauma or infec-
ence a sudden decrease in visual acuity, have eye surgery, or
                                                                          tion), experience a sudden decrease in visual acuity, have ocular
develop any eye reactions, particularly conjunctivitis and eyelid
                                                                          surgery, or develop any ocular reactions, particularly conjunctivitis
reactions, you should immediately seek your physician’s advice
                                                                          and eyelid reactions, you should immediately seek your physi-
concerning the continued use of LATISSE®.
                                                                          cian’s advice concerning the continued use of LATISSE® solution.
Could LATISSE® cause the color of my eyes to change?
Increased brown iris pigmentation has occurred when the same              SPECIAL WARNINGS ASSOCIATED WITH LATISSE® USE.
formulation of bimatoprost ophthalmic solution was instilled              LATISSE® solution is intended for use on the skin of the upper eyelid
directly into the eye to treat elevated intraocular pressure/glauco-      margins at the base of the eyelashes. Refer to the illustration be-
ma. Although iris pigmentation was not reported in clinical studies       low. DO NOT APPLY to the lower eyelid. If you are using LUMIGAN®
with LATISSE®, patients should be advised about the potential for         or other products in the same class for elevated intraocular pres-
increased brown iris pigmentation which is likely to be permanent.        sure (IOP), or if you have a history of abnormal IOP, you should only
                                                                          use LATISSE® under the close supervision of your physician.
Why do the directions say to only apply LATISSE® solution to the
base of the upper eyelashes?                                              LATISSE® use may cause darkening of the eyelid skin which may be
A clinical trial of LATISSE® was conducted on patients who applied        reversible. LATISSE® use may also cause increased brown pigmen-
the product to the base of their upper lashes only. Do not apply in       tation of the colored part of the eye which is likely to be perma-
your eye or to the lower lid. There is the potential for hair growth to   nent.
occur in areas where LATISSE® solution comes in repeated contact          It is possible for hair growth to occur in other areas of your skin that
with the skin surface. It is important to apply LATISSE® only to the      LATISSE® frequently touches. Any excess solution outside the upper
skin of the upper eyelid margin at the base of the eyelashes using        eyelid margin should be blotted with a tissue or other absorbent
the accompanying sterile applicators, and to carefully blot any           material to reduce the chance of this from happening. It is also
excess LATISSE® from the eyelid margin to avoid it running onto the       possible for a difference in eyelash length, thickness, fullness,
cheek or other skin areas.                                                pigmentation, number of eyelash hairs, and/or direction of eyelash
What should I do if I experience eye itching?                             growth to occur between eyes. These differences, should they oc-
Eye itching may occur immediately after use. Consult your doctor          cur, will usually go away if you stop using LATISSE®.
if the itching persists or you notice other symptoms as well. If you
                                                                          OTHER IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
develop a new eye condition (e.g. trauma or infection), experi-
                                                                          DO NOT APPLY in your eye or to the lower lid. ONLY use the sterile
ence a sudden decrease in visual acuity, have eye surgery, or
                                                                          applicators supplied with LATISSE® to apply the product.
develop any eye reactions, particularly conjunctivitis and eyelid
reactions, you should immediately seek your physician’s advice            Don’t allow the tip of the bottle or applicator to contact surround-
concerning the continued use of LATISSE®.                                 ing structures, fingers, or any other unintended surface in order
                                                                          to avoid contamination by common bacteria known to cause
If you’re considering LATISSE® (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution)
                                                                          infections.
0.03%, it’s important to get all the facts. You may have questions
about how the treatment works, how soon you’ll see results and,           Contact lenses should be removed prior to application of LATISSE®
of course, the safety of the product. This site was intended to give      and may be reinserted 15 minutes following its administration.
you a basic understanding of the product, but you should talk to
                                                                          To learn more, ask your doctor.
your doctor to see if LATISSE® is right for you.

POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
The most common side effects after using LATISSE® solution are an
itching sensation in the eyes and/or eye redness. This was reported
in approximately 4% of patients. LATISSE® solution may cause other
less common side effects which typically occur on the skin close




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