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How does Lumigan treat hypotrichosis?

Lumigan is not intended for the treatment of hypotrichosis. Lumigan was originally developed as a treatment for elevated eye pressure and is still intended only for that use. However, one side effect of Lumigan treatment is lash growth and an increase of brown pigmentation on the lashes, iris and eyelid. This side effect has become so desirable that a new product was developed for bimatoprost application to the eyelid. It is called Latisse, and is intended for hypotrichosis only.

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