What Are The Uses Of Bimatoprost?
It is used in ophthalmic preparations to treat glaucoma.
(a condition of increased pressure within the eyeball resulting in gradual loss of vision) and ocular hypertension (pressure inside the eye is higher than the normal).
It helps in lowering the pressure in the eye by increasing the flow of natural eye fluids out of the eye.
Also, it helps in increasing the growth of eye lashes by making them thicker, darker and longer.
What Are The Side Effects Of Bimatoprost?
Some of the side-effects may be:
- Redness, itching, burning
- Watery discharge from eyes
- Swelling of eyes
- Increases sensitivity to light
- Dry eyes
What Are The Contraindications Of Bimatoprost?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Inflammation of the iris
- Inflammation of uvea
- Ocular inflammation
- It should be used with care in patients with known risk factors for macular oedema.