Lumigan (Bimatoprost) is an eye drop medication which is prescribed to treat certain types of glaucoma, ocular hypertension and other causes of high pressure within the eye. Lowering high pressure inside your eye can help to prevent blindness in the future. Lumigan may also be used to treat eyelash hypotrichosis and can be used on the upper eyelashes in order to make eyelashes longer, thicker and darker.
Bimatoprost eye drops regulates the flow of fluid from the eye and increases the amount of fluid that drains away. Lumigan helps to lower high pressure within your eye, maintaining a normal pressure and helping to prevent possible blindness.
Always read the patient information and instructions carefully before using this medication.
Make sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist:
Also be aware that:
Common Lumigan side effects may include but are not limited to:
Contact your doctor if you experience any of the following side effects of Lumigan:
Q: How do you apply Lumigan?
A: Tilt back your head. Gently pull down the lower eyelid to create a pocket. Hold the dropper above the eye and squeeze a drop out. Keep your eye closed for between 2 and 3 minutes in order for the medication to be absorbed. Remove any excess solution after this time with a clean tissue.
Q: Does Lumigan help with eyelash growth?
A: Lumigan may be prescribed to treat eyelash hypotrichosis, a condition indicated by an inadequate amount of eyelashes. It can be used on the upper eyelashes to increase their growth, making them longer, thicker and darker.
Q: Is there a Lumigan generic alternative?
A: Generic Lumigan is known as Bimatoprost Ophthalmic Solution and is available in the same 0.01% and 0.03% strength. You don’t need a Lumigan coupon to get our great prices on brand name or generic Lumigan.