Lumigan Eye Drops
Along with decreases eye pressure, Lumigan increases eye lashes growth when applied on the upper eyelid. Bimatoprost ophtalmic solution 0.03% 3 ml is also sold under the name latisse intented to treat insufficient growth of eye lashes.Lumigan is a brand name medication made by the pharmaceutical company Allergan.
How does Lumigan work?
Lumigan eye drops contain the active ingredient Bimatoprost ophtalmic solution which is prostaglandin derivative. The medication works by improving drainage of fluid from the eye and thus helps decrease high intraocular pressure. By lowering introcular pressure Bimatoprost prevents damage to the optic nerve. Along with decreasing pressure in the eyes, Bimatoprost stimulate eyelashes growth making them darker, thicker and longer. It is believed that Bimatoprost opthalmic solution activate the growth phase of eyelashes growth, making this phase longer.
When Lumigan is prescribed?
Bimatoprost is primary prescribed to treat:
- Open angle glaucoma
- Increased eye pressure (ocular hypertension)
Lumigan eye drops can also be used to increase eyelashes growth.
How Lumigan eye drops are applied?
Make sure to talk to your doctor before applying Lumigan. The standard recommended Lumigan dose to treat increased intraocular pressure is one drop into the affected eye(s) once daily in the evening. If Lumigan is used with the purpose to increase eye lashes growth then of drop is applied (with the aim of special applicator) to the skin of the upper lash line of each eye daily usually before bed.
When Lumigan is contraindicated?
Bimatoprost is contraindicated for use in the following conditions:
- Inflammatory eye diseases like uveitis and iritis
- Reactions of hypersensitivity to Bimatoprost opthalmic solution
- Pregnancy (pregnancy category C)
- Aphakia (missing lens of eye)
An artificial lens of the eye Lumigan eye drops may cause permanent darkening of the iris and skin darkening around the eyes Bimatoprost can cause hair growth in undesired places Bimatoprost may cause swelling of the macula of the eye
Try to avoid contaminating the tip of the bottle because this may cause bacterial keratitis.
You should remove your contact lenses before applied this medication. If you develop any eye diseases or are going to have eye surgery, talk to your doctor.
Which are Lumigan side effects?
- Most common Lumigan side effects include: eye itching, redness, irritation, burning.
- Less common Lumigan side effects include: cataracts, vision problems, darkening of the eye lids, inflammation of the eyelids, Punctuate epithelial keratopathy, increased sensitivity to light, eye strain or fatigue, iris darkening.
If you develop these or any other Lumigan side effects make sure to consult your doctor. How Lumigan eye drops can interact with other medicines? The should not be used in combination with Latanoprost (Xalatan) and other eye drops.
How Lumigan should be stored?
The medication should be stored in the original bottle at 2º to 25ºC
Where can I buy Lumigan online?
You can buy the medication online at our online pharmacy. We offer cheap Lumigan prices and superior quality.
How can I buy Lumigan?
You can buy Bimatoprost using your Visa or Visa Electron card and E-check (electronic check)