Does Travoprost require a Drs. script?

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Travoprost does require a doctors prescription.

Travoprost does require a doctors prescription. If you are considering this medication to grow your lashes, I would advise against it and use Latisse. Latisse has been specifically formulated for eyelash enhancement. 


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Travoprost vs Latisse

Travoprost is a ophthalmic solution used for glaucoma. It is NOT the same concentration or ingredient as Latisse. It does require a doctor's prescription, meaning if you decide to try to use it for something cosmetic, your insurance will think you actually have glaucoma. This is why this is NOT recommended to do!

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