Lumigan (Bimatoprost) eye drops are used to treat open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension. This medication relieves high intraocular pressure by increasing the amount of fluid that drains from the eye. Secondary use of Lumigan is to improve fullness and length of eyelashes in people with lack of eyelash growth.
Always follow your doctor’s instructions and use Lumigan exactly as prescribed.
Review ingredient list and do not use Lumigan if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.
Watch for swelling and infection of the eye.
Don’t take Lumigan if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding.
Lumigan can cause a gradual change in eyelashes, eyelids, and eye color. These include an increase in brown pigment that may be permanent even after treatment ends.
Common side effects of Lumigan include:
Contact your doctor if you experience these more serious side effects:
Is Lumigan a cure for open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension?
No. But using Lumigan helps lower eye pressure, which reduces the risk of developing glaucoma-related vision loss.
How should I store Lumigan eye drops?
Always store with the lid on to avoid contamination. Keep Lumigan in a cool place where the temperature stays below 77°F (25°C).