Eyelash Growth Medical Information


While there are those have natural long lashes, there are those who struggle. This is called hypotrichosis (inadequate eyelashes. Some people are frustrated having tirelessly trying to extend their lashes with curlers, mascara or extensions. Lashes grow for a time of four to ten weeks but can last for up to eleven months before falling out. 


Treatment Options with Latisse

LATISSE is an FDA-approved treatment to grow eyelashes for people with inadequate or not enough lashes. Latisse may cause a permanent darkening of the colored part of the eye which is likely permanent.  Apply at base of upper lashes, do not apply to lower lid. Hair may also grow outside the treatment area. Side effects may include itchy and red eyes. Lashes gradually return to pre-treatment appearance if treatment is stopped.