Finally! There is an answer in Canada! LATISSE® solution is the first and only FDA approved treatment for thinning or inadequate eyelashes that actually grows lashes longer, thicker and darker. There has been growing interest in this product since it was introduced because it is the only growth product of its kind available by prescription, so you will need to speak to one of our doctors to find out if LATISSE® is right for you.
How to use LATISSE®
LATISSE® solution is a once-a-day treatment you apply topically to the base of your upper eyelashes. Then, gradually, the results come in. You may start to see more length in as little as 4 weeks and you should achieve full growth in 16 weeks. This growth is your actual eyelashes – only better. And I’ve gotta tell you, my “social-media-partner-in-crime” was sitting next to me today and she’s been using LATISSE® for only 6 weeks and I thought she had falsies on. No kidding! Almost fell off my chair when I found out she was only 6 weeks into the program. And sorry, upper eyelashes only. I was asked about eyebrows, but honestly I don’t have an answer for that one yet – am waiting for the manufacturer to get back to me. Once I have an answer I’ll post a comment to this blog. I’ve been wondering the same thing since my eyebrows are starting to look a little light themselves – and I rarely tweeze. Anyway, back to the subject.
How Does LATISSE® Work?
LATISSE® makes lash growth possible because of its active ingredient: bimatoprost. LATISSE® is believed to affect the growth phase (anagen) of the eyelash hair cycle in two ways: first, it increases the length of this phase, and second, it increases the number of hairs in this growth phase. For those of you who don’t know, hair grows in phases. The active phase, anagen, is also the phase we want for laser hair removal, because this is the only time we can affect the growth of the hair, either to help it grow (with LATISSE®) or to kill it (with Laser Hair Removal). Only 20% of your hair is in the growth cycle at any time thus the reason it can take up to 16 weeks to see results.
Is LATISSE® safe?
Although LATISSE® is a treatment for inadequate or not enough eyelashes, it was developed through years of research by Allergan, established in 1948, a pharmaceutical leader and pioneer in eye care, dermatology and medical esthetic products with over 60 years of experience and over 1.5 million LATISSE® kits sold since December 2008.
What kind of results can I expect?
I am waiting for before and after pictures from the clinic, but this is what Brooke Shields and Claire Danes discovered:
LATISSE® is available now, but you do need to see our doctor first, so please call us at 604-421-3111 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to set up your confidential consultation today.