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Forum: Lumigan 02-17-2009, 10:06 AM
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Unhappy Lumigan/Xalatan and Greasy Skin & Hair?

Was wondering if others on Lumigan or Xalatan eyedrops have noticed that their hair/scalp becomes greasier and skin becomes greasier with "whiteheads"/acne? Neither of these side-effects seem to be...
Forum: Lumigan 02-17-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,020
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Talking Prostaglandin Analogue Drops DO Cause Lashes to Grow & Thicken

Yes, both Lumigan and Xalatan can cause lashes to grow and thicken--sometimes to an uncomfortable extent! (If you wear glasses, the lashes might get so long as to collide with your eyeglass lenses.)
Forum: Lumigan 02-17-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,832
Posted By Spido
Cool Blindness MUCH WORSE Than Lumigan Side-Effects

Melissa wrote, "I hate Lumigan!! My eyes hurt, they hurt so bad. I would rather go blind then have to go on Lumigan again!!!!!!!"

No, you wouldn't. Lumigan side-effects are no picnic, but...
Forum: Lumigan 02-17-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,511
Posted By Spido
Avoid Systemic Side-Effects with Punctal Compression

The longer you use the "punctal occlusion" method as soon as you instill the drops (pressing near the tearducts to prevent drops from getting into nasal passage), the less likely you are to have...
Forum: Lumigan 02-17-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,611
Posted By Spido
How Many Drops In a Bottle?

It seems rather disingenuous for insurance companies to restrict our prescription drugs according to some "magic formula" they or someone concocted, that they say determines how many drops are in a...
Forum: Lumigan 02-17-2009, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,827
Posted By Spido
Racing Heartbeat with Prostaglandin Analogue Eyedrops

It is interesting that so many seem to have racing heartbeat with Lumigan or other prostaglandin analogue eyedrops (like Xalatan). Am wondering if these prostaglandin analogues might be triggering...
Forum: Lumigan 02-17-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,133
Posted By Spido
Darkness Around Eyes with Lumigan

The darkness (staining) around the eyes that Lumigan causes usually fades away after you stop taking the eyedrop.
Forum: Lumigan 02-17-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,767
Posted By Spido
Smile Side-Effects of Lumigan

The "raccoon eyes" is caused by the Lumigan "staining" the skin tissues around your eyes. This is usually a slow build-up over time. If you quit Lumigan, the dark circles usually fade with time. Try...
Forum: Lumigan 02-17-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,475
Posted By Spido
Talking Lumigan and Hair

Someone asked what would happen if they put Lumigan on a bald head... You would probably GO BROKE, as Lumigan is VERY costly and it would probably take a LOT of Lumigan over a long period of time to...
Forum: Azopt 02-17-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,392
Posted By Spido
Heart Safety with Azopt

If you have heart problems, definitely ask your doctor about the safety of your taking Azopt eyedrops. Even people without known heart problems sometimes notice changes in their heartbeat rhythm...
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