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Can Latisse Cause Clogged Eyelash Pores?

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Latisse and Effects on Eyelashes


Latisse is a prostaglandin analog which leads to increased lash growth.  I have seen no data or case reports to suggest hat it leads to clogging of pores, chalazions, etc.

Fort Myers Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Latisse and Eyelash Pores


Other than local irritation, side effects to Latisse are exceedingly rare. I have not heard of or seen any problems such as clogged pores from using Latisse.

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South Burlington Dermatologic Surgeon
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Latisse is effective, but is not without side effects.  It may cause pigment changes at the eyelid margin.  Additionally, it may cause brown pigment changes to the iris.  I am not aware of any issues related to clogged pores associated with it. 

San Diego Plastic Surgeon
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Latisse for lash-growing


Latisse is a fantastic lash-grower, and I've never heard of it being associated with any type of "lash pore clogging".

Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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Latisse does not cause clogged Eyelashes


Regarding: "Can Latisse Cause Clogged Eyelash Pores?"

I have never encountered "clogged" eyelases due to the use of Latisse.

Dr. Peter Aldea

Memphis Plastic Surgeon
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