Glaucoma is referred to the conditions where one experience intense pressure around optic nerves of our eyes, which cause damage and is potent to cause permanent loss of vision, if not treated well. In other conditions, if you experience any level of pressure without any damage then it is referred as Hypertension. It could also consider as early signs of Glaucoma. Usually, it is treated with simple eye drops or oral medication, depending upon situations.
Bimatoprost, been proven to the best option to control and cure glaucoma and/or hypertension. It helps to facilitate drainage of excess liquid, which put pressure on your optic nerves that cause severe damage. It is easily available in eye drop bottle form with added preservative and even available in single-doses without any preservatives.
It is indeed prescribed kind of medicine, since a condition of glaucoma or hypertension need to be examined properly, by physician or doctors. It will be helpful to determine how many drops of Bimatoprost or other useful medicine will be needed.
How to Use it!
Wash your hands and face thoroughly, just assure you’ve removed all the dirt and make-up content.
If you are using contact-lenses, remove then. You can reuse it after 15 to 20 min to get back to visual.
Rest your head back and using your index finger, pull the lower eyelid down to form a pouch. Carefully drop the medicine into the pouch where there are roots of your eyelash is and drop a drop, apply some gentle pressure around eyelids to spread all over. Then gently close your eyes. Remove excess medicine around your eye with a clean it up with dry tissue.
In case of doubt if any contamination or germ infestations, be careful with the tip of the applicator to touch any surface, so be it your eyes.
Take interval of 5 minute between two drops, or even if you have other medicine you put in your eyes. Or if doctors suggested multiple drops, 5 min interval is enough.
Follow the schedule properly, to get proper result out of it. And just in case you misses any doses, you can skip to next scheduled doses and avoid overuses.
Feel free to ask your chemist and pharmacist about how to use and other precaution.
Keep gentle wet wipe or wipes damped in water close at hand distance, just in case excess thing drop being poured.
At any point of time you feel confused about how to use it, the eye-drop bottle comes with instruction leaflet, make the best use of it. Or better ask your doctor about it.
Some Possible Complications:
Don’t know if you consider it as a complication or not, but some time eye drops like Bimatoprost is also prescribed to grow your eyelash longer and thicker, which somehow makes it positive too, at least for some individuals. But other complications like irritation or redness, changed iris color which seems permanent in most cases, light sensitivity issues like exposure from sun and in some cases chronic headaches are the various complications that have been sighted. In such cases, visit or consult the effects to your doctor. It could be pre-sign of some possible allergy.