Eyelash Therapy: Latisse to the rescue! by Reinier Van Coevorden, M.D. Some people live their lives with thin, short eyelashes. For others, as we age our eyelashes naturally begin to thin, leaving us lustful for those full, beautiful eyelashes of our youth. Thankfully, there are now options! Latissse is the first FDA-approved treatment for thinning eyelashes, and women are absolutely thrilled about it’s results! Latisse is a prescription medicine that is applied like eyeliner, and helps grow your lashes longer and thicker. Simple to apply, and the results are dramatic. For many women, Latisse brings back those long, lush eyelashes of youth. And now, Latisse is available from RVC Medical! We get many questions about Latisse, so we put together this article that gives provides some clarity, and hopefully answers questions that you might have about Latisse. Although a great source of information, this article is not meant as a substitute for a personal consultation by Dr. Reinier Van Coevorden. For those with contacts, need not worry! Latisse works just fine for those who wear contacts regularly. Latisse is applied like eyeliner to the outside of the eye, not in the eye. Contact users report no differences in treatment or results from non-contact wearers. And in case you were wondering, Latisse works very well in conjunction with eyelash extensions. Latisse increases the fullness of the natural lashes, making the extensions blend in more naturally. Although Latisse is quite safe, do not use it if you are pregnant or planning to be pregnant. In fact, you should not come in contact with Latisse if you are pregnant. You can find more information regarding health considerations online. Bottom line: Latisse has helped thousands of women around the world grow longer, fuller eyelashes. When you are ready, give us a call at 425-557-4227 and schedule your consultation with Dr. Reinier Van Coevorden to see if Latisse is right for you.