Can I get Latisse from my family doctor, or do I have to go to a doctor with a certain specialty?
Can Any Type of Doctor Prescribe Latisse?
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The short answer is yes, however I would recommend that you have a consultation with a board certified surgeon who is familiar with Latisse. Latisse is not recommended in patients with eye pressure problems without close observation by your physician. You can visit the Latisse web site to locate a board certified doctor in your area.
Any type of physician can write latisse presciptions
Latisse prescriptions can be provided by any doctor. We offer a free prescription during a free, private consultation.
All physicians can prescribe Latisse
Any physician can prescribe Latisse; however, not all physicians will be familiar with its indications, use and contraindications. You should try and seek a board certified plastic surgeon, dermatologist or oculoplastic surgoen/ophthalmologist. You can also go to latisse.com to find a provider near you.
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Consult with an MD that has experience with Latisse
Yes any Dr. can prescribe Latisse. However Latisse has only been FDA approved for the past 2 years hence it is recommended that you seek a consultation from a Dr. who is Board certified and understands and is able to properly explain with confidence how the product works.
License to prescribe Latisse
Yes, but I would go to an ophthalmologist, since Latisse is just rebranded Lumigan, which is a glaucoma drop, that's side-effect is lash growth, so eye MDs have a DECADE of experience with Lumigan, whereas every other type of MD (like a dermatologist) will only have TWO years experience with Latisse (since it only got approved by FDA 2 years ago)
Doctors who provided Latisse
Latisse can be obtained from any licensed physician. However, I recommend one obtain the medication from a physician with experience in cosmetic surgery. A board certified plastic surgeon can likely recommend additional procedures to further enhance one's overall appearance.
Any Type of Doctor Can Prescribe Latisse
Any Md can prescribe Latisse. You will find a good and broad range....from Ophthalmologists (Eye Doctors) to Plastic Surgeons, Dermatologists and onwards. As long as the MD you go to has experience with the product then you should be fine.
Latisse can be prescribed or purchased from any M.D.
Latisse can be purchased from any M.D. You do not need to have eye tests done so there is no need to see an Ophthalmologist, unless you are concerned you might have glaucoma or begin to have any unusual side effects, which is extremely rare. I have dispensed over 3000 Latisse/Lumigan bottles and have never seen any side effects other an occasional irritation, and that has been reported by less than 1% of my patients.
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