Bimatoprost is a drug used to treat eyes suffering from excessive pressure. Ocular hypertension often leads to open-angle glaucoma. If treatment begins right away, then further damage can be prevented. This is a potent form of medication that’s used when other drugs are not enough.
This is usually sold as an eye drop with the effects being apparent with four hours. It can remain effective for about 24 hours. Bimatoprost is a generic medication that is approved for medical use in the US and the UK. It is prescribed more than a million times per year in America alone.
Watch out for side effects that include dry eyes, red eyes, cataracts, blurry vision, and modified eye color. This medication should not be used while pregnant or breastfeeding. It operates by improving the flow of aqueous fluid away from the eyes.