Careprost – Uses and Side Effects

Bimatoprost Ophthalmic Solution Careprost

Careprost is a well-known solution (an eye drop) used for lowering the eye pressure on a  deep level, which is often called intraocular pressure and hypotrichosis (a condition of abnormal hair growth or patterns). Dermatologist often calls this condition as no hair growth or less growth). The IOP disease can lead to a complete blindness by damaging the eye’s delicate optic nerve if not treated on time; therefore it is always advisable to attend a scheduled eye check-up set up by your eye specialist.

Careprost is majorly famous to treat hypotrichosis to grow eyelashes. It effectively increases the growth of adequate eyelashes by making them darker, thicker, and longer. The Careprost solution has Bimatoprost 0.03% as its main active ingredient. In the case of Glaucoma, Careprost lowers the pressure within the eye by decreasing the flow of liquid out of the eye. The exact working of eyelash growth is still not known, but it has been shown to increase the duration of existing growth phase of the hair cycle and increases the emergence of many new lashes.

Uses of Careprost:

Careprost Bimatoprost Ophthalmic Solution has proven its effectiveness long back by treating the weak growth of eyelashes. This eye drop helps in achieving the fuller, longer, healthier, and thicker eyelashes. It’s also used to increase the amount and flow of fluid in the eye and reduces the severity of glaucoma. With the due results, Careprost proves to be the best choice for treating hypotrichosis. This solution was originally made to treat glaucoma, but its side effects of giving thicker and darker eyelashes have become its major strength, so from thereon Careprost became a popular solution for treating the deficiency of hair in the eyelashes. We can also call it as the best and effective product for growing eyelashes that you can use for a long time.

The Careprost solution is a once a day treatment. You need to apply this topically to the base of your upper eyelashes. An improvement in the lash length can be seen in the first month. Thickness in the eyelashes can be visible after 1 to 3 months. Once you have achieved the desired length and volume, you can reduce the application to 2 to 3 times per week. You must apply the solution on a regular basis to maintain the desired length and thickness. If you discontinue using it, the eyelashes will return to their previous appearance over several weeks to months.

Potential Side Effects of Careprost Solution:

 Careprost is found to be comparatively safe & easy to use and considered as one of the best eyelashes growth solutions, but still, it also has some possible side effects. Users may experience some of the eye problems, including the risks for skin allergies or skin infections on the upper eyelids, macular edema etc. Pregnant women are advised to avoid its application. The most commonly reported side effects are eye redness and itchiness. The rare ones include:

  • Red congested eyes or eye burning feeling
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Vision disturbances or visual changes
  • Darkened eyelashes
  • Dry eyes
  • Pigmentation in iris
  • Unwanted Growth of eyelashes
  • Sensation in eyes
  • Conjunctival edema
  • Conjunctivitis
  • A headache or Dizziness

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