What You Need To Know About Bimatoprost Eye Drops?

Bimatoprost eye drops are the best medicine used to treat eye problems and has been approved by Food & Drug Administration as one of the safest anti-glaucoma eye drop.

Uses:

Bimatoprost eye drops is very effective to treat eye conditions like – glaucoma and also works wonderfully to reduce raised pressure within your eye.

How it treats eye conditions?

Bimatoprost is a very safe and most recommended medicine used for treating eye conditions like Glaucoma (open angle type) and ocular hypertension both of these eye issues are considered to be dangerous diseases, if it becomes serious it can result in vision loss. Bimatoprost works to maintain normal pressure by regulating the fluid flow within the eye and gives satisfactory results in a shorter time span. People who are suffering from narrow angle glaucoma can depend on this medicine as it reduces intraocular pressure (IOP) by increasing the outflow of aqueous humor. It is very important to maintain normal pressure in the eye because if there is excess aqueous humor it can lead to optic nerve damage and ultimately results in vision loss. Bimatoprost eye drops are the most reliable drug that can help to solve such kind of eye disorder.

Dosage:

Your doctor will prescribe you the correct dosage of this medicine and it should be strictly followed. However the recommended dosage of Bimatoprost for reducing IOP is one drop of Lumigan 0.01 or 0.03% in the affected eye(s) and to be used twice in a day. Remember do not put excess drops frequently in your eyes as it may not give you desired result.

Side Effects: Bimatoprost eye drops are the best medicine to treat eye problems such as glaucoma. But like any other medicine this drops also causes some side effects which are not be very serious and will subside on its own, but if it is becomes with every application then see your doctor immediately.

Here is the list of side effects: Dry eyes, Eye redness, Irritation of the eyelids, Excess light sensitivity, Itching of the eyes, Eye irritation, Darkness around eyes, Stinging, Redness, Burning etc.

If you experience any of the above mentioned side effects notify your doctor but you should also note that your doctor has recommended this medicine because of its advantages are higher than its disadvantages.

Precautions:

  • Inform your doctor if you have allergic problem because this medicine contains inactive ingredients that may cause allergic reaction.
  • Do not use this medicine along with any other eye drops or medicines as it can cause irritation in your eyes.
  • Before you start to use this drug consult your eye doctor to avoid any kind of further damage to their eyes due to this drug.
  • Do not overdose Bimatoprost, use as recommended by your doctor.
  • Before using this medicine inform your doctor about your other eye problems like macular edema, iritis etc. if you have any.