Latisse Eyelash Treatment
Latisse is an FDA approved prescription medication used for treating inadequate eyelashes (hypotrichosis). Latisse can encourage the growth of thicker, darker, and longer eyelashes with regular application along the upper eyelid lash line.
The medication is effective and easy to use. This once-a-day topical treatment needs to be applied to the base of the upper eyelashes. According to the results of a clinical trial, Latisse encouraged the growth of new hair after 4 weeks. Results continued to develop until 16 weeks.
The Virginia Institute of Plastic Surgery and Modern Body Contouring & Laser Center, led by board certified plastic surgeons Dr. Burton M. Sundin and Dr. Reps B. Sundin, provide Latisse for longer and fuller eyelashes to patients in the greater Washington DC area and surrounding locations.
How does Latisse Treatment Work?
Great eyelashes don’t occur just overnight. This is why it’s critical that you understand that the medication will start showing results after 4 weeks. You should not stop applying the treatment at night when you start seeing results. You should be able to see measurable and real growth in your eyelashes gradually.
Latisse effects are from the inside out. You should be able to notice changes in the thickness, length, and darkness of your eyelashes once the treatment progresses. Complete results may take up to 16 weeks to show. Possible side effects of Latisse include red and itchy eyes. However, a few users found the irritation to go away completely once they started applying the product properly and became accustomed to it.
You should always consult with your physician as with any prescription treatment for proper usage and information. 78% of patients found significant improvements in all three measurements – darkness, length, and fullness. This was at the end of week 16.
Tips for Best Results from Latisse
Routine is important
It is recommended to include Latisse in your nightly routine preferably after you have brushed your teeth and washed your face. Keep the bottle handy near your toothbrush or other skin care products, so you remember to apply it. Never overuse Latisse since that may increase the chance of itchiness and eye redness.
Remove excess oil with soap and water if your eye makeup remover has an oily residue. This is to ensure that you apply Latisse to a clean surface. You should learn how to apply Latisse from your treatment provider to make the results as effective as possible.
FDA Approved Applicator Kit
It is best to always use disposable, sterile and FDA approved applicator that is provided with the kit. Never attempt to apply Latisse using a cotton swab. Latisse applicator has a special design to hold and release a single drop of the medication. It also ensures maximum effectiveness and safety.
Don’t Try and Catch up
You should not apply more medication simply to catch up if you miss a dose one night. Simply stay on schedule by applying the medication the next night.
Keep things sanitary
Never allow the tip of the applicator or bottle to come into contact with any unintended surface or your fingers. This could cause possible contamination.
Cosmetic surgeons at the Virginia Institute of Plastic Surgery and Modern Body Contouring & Laser Center receive patients from the greater Washington DC area and nearby communities for Latisse treatment to create longer and fuller eyelashes.
Contact Washington DC area Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Sundin for More Information
For more information on the surgical and non-surgical procedures and treatments by Board Certified Cosmetic Plastic Surgeons Dr. Reps Sundin and Dr. Burton Sundin at the Virginia Institute of Plastic Surgery and M Body Contouring and Laser Centerplease visit:
Serving Northern Virginia, Washington DC, Vienna, McLean, Fairfax, Loudoun County, Ashburn, Tysons Corner, Reston, Arlington, Fredricksburg, Chevy Chase, Potomac, Maryland Richmond, VA and surrounding communities.