About Bimat: Bimat Eye Drops (Bimatoprost) is a medicine used by patients with short eyelashes. This medication not only increases the length of patients’ eyelashes but it also improves the thickness and darkens the color of the lashes. In some cases, this medicine is also used to treat patients suffering from glaucoma, and it reduces their intraocular pressure. This significantly reduces the risks of blindness associated with the condition through alleviating pressure risks.
How to use Bimat
If you use eye makeup or contact lenses, ensure that you have removed them before applying for this medicine. To avoid contamination which may lead to the development of an infection, wash your hands clean before applying for this medicine. Bimat Eye Drops (Bimatoprost) comes in a pack that includes the solution together with an applicator. Use this applicator to draw just a thin layer of the solution and apply it on the margins of the upper eyelid. If you draw excess solution, use a tissue paper to blot it. Comply with your doctor’s prescription always to ensure the effectiveness of the medicine. Remember to replace the applicator as soon as you finish applying for the medicine on both eyes. Do not apply for this medicine on your lower eyelid and always ensure that the solution is not contaminated. Contaminated solutions are normally cloudy, have suspended particles in them or appear discolored.
This medicine should only be used as and when prescribed by your physician. For adults with short eyelashes and intending to use the medicine to increase them, a typical prescription is a single application daily. The duration of the treatment will be determined by your physician, and you should comply with it. Do not stop using the medicine, lower or increase your dosage without the approval of your physician. This is for when your symptoms improve before the dosage or when no improvements are noticeable even after treatment.
Bimat Side Effects
Though not common, it is possible for patients using this medicine to experience some common side effects. These may include; feeling like a foreign object is present in the eye, dryness or watering of your eyes, feeling a burning sensation in the eye and dizziness. These are common in most cases there it is the first time for the patient to use this medicine. The above side effects disappear as soon as the body gets used to the medicine. Should they persist or worsen, consult your physician right away. Call your physician if you experience severe side effects such as redness of the eye, feeling of intense pain, abnormal changes in vision, and discharge from the eye among other side effects not mentioned here.
Careless use of this medicine may lead to the development of complications. To avoid these complications, ensure that you follow the dosage and instructions given by your physician. Talk to your physician about the risks of using Bimat Eye Drops (Bimatoprost) if you; are pregnant, trying to get pregnant, experiencing other health problems or using other medications. Do not use this medicine for more than two months do not take double-doses or skip a dose.