What is Bimatoprost?
Bimatoprost is helps to cure glaucoma and ocular hypertension. Glaucoma is a condition in which increased pressure in the eye can lead to gradual loss of vision and ocular hypertension is a condition which causes increased pressure in the eye. Bimatoprost is a safe and very effective eye drops, which have several additional positive effects. Medication helps to reduces fat around eyes, reduce intraocular pressure and is believed to stimulate the growth of the eyelashes. Bimatoprost is similar to a natural chemical in the body is called Prostaglandin Analogs. This medication helps to get lowers pressure in the eye by increasing the flow of natural eye fluids out of the eye and also helps to grow eyelashes.
How to use Bimatoprost?
Medication comes in liquid form to instill in the eyes. It is instilled in affected eye’s once a day in the evening, everyday use the medication at around the same time. Read the prescription label carefully, if you dont understand ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain about it. Follow the rule and take bimatoprost exactly as directed. Try not to us more or less of it.
Bimatoprost helps to controls glaucoma and ocular hypertension but does not cure them. Use bimatoprost eye drops even you feel well. Try not to quit bimatoprost eye drops without talking to your doctor.
a) Wash your hand with soap and water.
b) Always check the dropper tip to assure that it is not broken or chipped.
c) Make sure not to touch dropper tip against your eye, eye drops and droppers must be kept clean
d) Move your head back, pull down the lower lid of your eye with your index finger to form a pocket.
e) Hold the dropper tip down with the other hand and close to the eye possible without touching it.
f) Gently squeeze the dropper so that a single drop falls into the pocket made by the lower eyelid and Remove your index finger when the drop has instilled in eyes.
g) After instilled the drops close your eyes for 2 to 3 minutes and move your head down as though looking at the floor. Do not try to blink or squeeze your eyelids.
h) Put your finger on the tear duct and apply gentle pressure.
I) Wipe the extra liquid on your face with the help of tissue paper.
j) If your using more drops in the same eyes, wait for 5 minutes before instilling the next drop.
k) Do not wipe the dropper tip with your hand.
l) Wash your hand after using this medication after using it.
Bimatoprost may caused side effect like :
Bimatoprost may change the colored part of the eye brown. This change may be lasting, Medication may darken the eyelid skin and helps eyelashes to grow longer, thicker and darken in color. This condition will stop if your stop using the bimatoprost. If you experience these changes, concern with your doctor.
A few side effects can be serious. If you experience any of the following side effects, concern your doctor immediately:
redness or swelling of the eyelid
sensitivity to light
Bimatoprost is a safe and very effective eyelashes. Daily use of bimatoprost can helps eyelashes to grow longer, thicker and darken in color, but if you stop using it, it will also stop the growth of eyeashes.