Applying mascara every day to draw attention to your eyes can become exhausting after days and days and years. You’re most likely spending hundreds of dollars on mascara throughout your life. If you’re short on time and would prefer more natural results, you might benefit from Latisse. Latisse is an FDA approved prescription applied to make your eyelashes longer, darker and thicker. This will save you from spending countless amounts of money on mascara to make your eyelashes look longer, thicker and darker. Instead, you will wake up with perfect eyelashes! You can get a prescription for Latisse from Dr. Berris at the Center for Cosmetic Eyelid & Laser Surgery in Sacramento during an appointment. Now that you know what Latisse is, here are helpful Latisse FAQs to help answer your most asked questions

Will Using Latisse Change My Eye Color?

The simple answer for one common Latisse FAQs is no. Latisse does not change your eye color. There have been no confirmed cases of iris pigmentation issues following the use of Latisse. In addition, Latisse is used on the eyelashes, not in the eye. If it does get in your eye, you should flush it out. It should not cause any eye color changing effects. This is a common myth surrounding Latisse treatment.

Does Latisse Expire?

Yes, Latisse generally expires 16 months past the shipping date. Your bottle of Latisse should have an expiration date on it and you should not use it past the date.

Can I Use Latisse with Fake Eyelashes and Contacts?

Yes, there are no restrictions on using Latisse while you have contacts or false lashes. We do recommend that patients remove their contacts before applying Latisse. In addition, patients should be cautious when removing their false eyelashes because doing so actually pulls out your natural eyelashes. This can put a damper on the results you achieve with Latisse.

How Does Latisse Work?

The product was originally a medicated eye drop that was being used to treat elevated intraocular pressure. Doctors found that patients who used this medicine were developing longer, thicker and darker eyelashes. The active ingredient, Bimatoprost was then studied specifically for growing lashes. Doctors believe the ingredient works by increasing the growth phase of the eyelash hair cycle.

How Soon Will I See Results?

Once you begin using Latisse every night, you will begin to notice results as early as 6 weeks or as late as 16 weeks of use. It’s recommended that you continuously use Latisse both for best results and so that you don’t lose the results you achieved. After you reach 16 weeks, you no longer need to use Latisse daily; you can use it every other day or every three days to maintain your eyelashes.

Interested in Growing Longer, Thicker and Darker Lashes?

If you are tired of applying mascara, it’s time to give Dr. Berris a call to be prescribed Latisse. If you have any other questions that weren’t answered on our Latisse FAQs, please contact us today and we will happily answer them.