Effect of Lumigan on your eyelashes

Lumigan (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) is a synthetic prostamide analog with ocular hypotensive activity that works by regulating the flow of fluid within the eye to maintain a normal pressure used to treat certain types of glaucoma and other causes of high pressure inside the eye. Lumigan is also used to improve fullness, length, and color of the eyelashes in people with a condition called hypotrichosis, a lack of eyelash growth.

The recommended dose of Lumigan is one drop in the affected eye(s) once daily in the evening. There may be other drugs that can interact with Lumigan. Tell your doctor about all prescription and over-the-counter medications you use, including vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Lumigan should be used only when prescribed by a doctor during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Lumigan eye drops this medication may slowly (over months to years) cause brown discoloration of the colored portion of the eye (iris). If you are using bimatoprost in only one eye, only that iris may change color. An increase in eyelash number/length/thickness, darkening of the eyelashes/eyelids, or eyelid changes may also occur in the treated eye.

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