Lumigan (bimatoprost) reduces pressure in the eye by increasing the amount of fluid that drains from the eye.Lumigan ophthalmic solution (eye drops) is used to treat open-angle glaucoma and other causes of high pressure inside the eyes.Lumigan may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Lumigan may cause a gradual change in the color of your eyes or eyelids and lashes, as well as increased growth or thickness of your eyelashes. These color changes, usually an increase in brown pigment, occur slowly and you may not notice them for months or years. Color changes may be permanent even after your treatment ends, and may occur only in the eye being treated. This could result in a cosmetic difference in eye or eyelash color from one eye to the other.
Use Lumigan cexactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not use this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.Use Lumigan in the evening, unless your doctor tells you otherwise.
Do not use this medicine while wearing contact lenses. Lumigan may contain a preservative that can discolor soft contact lenses. Wait at least 15 minutes after using this medicine before putting in your contact lenses.