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Bimataprost?


#1

I don’t know if this has been discussed before or not but apparently a drug to treat glaucoma is now being used to “grow” and lengthen eye lashes. So my question would be- what is the difference between an eyelash follicle and a head hair follicle? Do you suppose this stuff might work on non-DHT prone areas only?


#2

» I don’t know if this has been discussed before

Uh…it is being discussed in this thread, about two days prior to your post… :stuck_out_tongue:

http://www.hairsite.com/hair-loss/board_entry-id-45272-page-0-category-1-order-last_answer-descasc-DESC.html


#3

they must have tried it on total alopecia:-|


#4

have men! had any sucess using this product?


#5

Intercytex recently aquired Axordia aswell eye treatments:-)


#6

Efficacy and Safety of Latanoprost (Xalatan) and Bimatoprost (Lumigan) Ophthalmic Solutions in Promoting Eyelash Growth in Patients With Alopecia Areata

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Latanoprost, a prostaglandin analog, has been reported to stimulate eyelash growth in patients using it in eye preparations for glaucoma and body and scalp hair growth when used topically in various animal models. Will prostaglandin analogs be the next agents used for forms of alopecia?

http://dermatology.cdlib.org/93/commentary/alopecia/wolf.html


#7

» I don’t know if this has been discussed before or not but apparently a drug
» to treat glaucoma is now being used to “grow” and lengthen eye lashes. So
» my question would be- what is the difference between an eyelash follicle
» and a head hair follicle? Do you suppose this stuff might work on non-DHT
» prone areas only?
»
» http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/health&id=6517638

I tried Latanoprost around 5 years ago ( in zones without hair ) and it did not regrowth any ( tried it for six months , 2 times per day ).
I tried it in zones where minoxidil and finasteride did not regrowth my hair either .
I do not think that it is more effective than minoxidil , but new clinical trial will tell .