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Can products like Latisse help me with my hair loss?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

If you have certain kinds of hair loss on your scalp, your hair may grow back more quickly if you use creams, steroid shots, or oral medications. Products like Latisse, the brand name for a drug called bimatoprost, are used to grow thicker eyelashes that have been lost because of a condition called hypotrichosis. Latisse will not help you grow hair that you have lost on your scalp.

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