• There are a variety of possible causes for loss of eyelashes, and patients should be evaluated by a physician to rule out a serious underlying disorder. (livestrong.com)
  • There are a number of diseases or disorders involving the eyelashes: Madarosis is the loss of eyelashes. (wikipedia.org)
  • A comprehensive review published in the International Journal of Trichology found that health conditions such as AIDS, hyperthyroidism and leprosy, among others, can all result in the loss of eyelashes. (zwivel.com)
  • Latisse was introduced in the first quarter of 2009 by Allergan as the first drug to receive FDA approval for eyelash growth. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many of our patients have discovered the dramatic effect LATISSE has on their eyelashes, but it's inconvenient to have to come back to refill their prescriptions every month or so. (onlineprnews.com)
  • The active ingredient in LATISSE , bimatoprost, stimulates growth by both increasing the length of the eyelash growth phase and increasing the number of hairs grown. (onlineprnews.com)
  • Most eyelash growing products are available in stores or online, except LATISSE, which requires a doctor's prescription. (vsp.com)
  • Latisse is the only FDA-approved option that has been proven to promote eyelash growth. (zwivel.com)
  • However, lush eyelashes are also considered characteristics of beauty and femininity in most societies, according to an article titled "Bimatoprost in the Treatment of Eyelash Hypotrichosis," by Simon K. Law in the April 2010 issue of the journal Clinical Ophthalmology. (livestrong.com)
  • citation needed] Cosmetic companies have recently relied on scientific research of prostaglandins and the Wnt/b-catenin signaling pathways to develop eyelash products.Although bimatoprost is effective in promoting increased growth of healthy eyelashes and adnexal hairs, its effectiveness in patients with eyelash alopecia areata is debatable. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, vigorously rubbing your eyes or eyelashes can lead to inadvertently pulling out these fine hairs. (zwivel.com)
  • Alopecia areata can cause loss of all hair on the body or loss in just one area where hair grows, such as the eyebrows, eyelashes, scalp or beard, the American Academy of Dermatology explains. (livestrong.com)
  • Trichotillomania is a disorder that urges the sufferer to pull out scalp hair, eyelashes, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • They're also widely used by those who want to enhance their normal eyelashes. (vsp.com)
  • Long, luscious eyelashes have come to be synonymous with beauty and can dramatically enhance the shape and color of your eyes and other facial features. (zwivel.com)
  • With this in mind, perhaps it isn't surprising that millions of women around the world routinely seek to enhance their eyelashes with temporary lash-lengthening products that are widely available in beauty stores and pharmacies. (zwivel.com)
  • Keratin Lash Lift treatments condition and curl your natural eyelashes may improve the condition. (spadegas.com)
  • Prescription vs. Natural Eyelash Growth Treatments: Which Is Better? (zwivel.com)
  • There are many temporary solutions, but increasingly people are exploring eyelash growth treatments that aim to address the underlying issue. (zwivel.com)
  • In light of this, a number of natural treatments have emerged in recent years that claim to promote eyelash growth. (zwivel.com)
  • Sufferers of trichotillomania have powerful urges to pull out their own hair, and thus, noticeable hair loss from the head, eyebrows and/or eyelashes results. (livestrong.com)
  • A new study found that microscopic creatures known as face mites live on people's eyebrows and eyelashes. (yahoo.com)
  • The growth cycle for your eyebrows averages 40 days for most women and results you experience for your eyebrows will be very similar to those you experience with your eyelashes requiring about the same time frame. (citycosmetics.com)
  • In addition, the past decade has seen the rapid increase in the development of eyelash conditioners. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many are simply conditioners that help prevent eyelashes from falling out or breaking. (vsp.com)
  • Other dogs might be suffering from an abnormal eyelash, referred to as a distichia, which will develops right into the eye instead of outward. (dog-health-guide.org)
  • Eyelash hair is not androgenic and is therefore not affected by puberty. (wikipedia.org)
  • Demodex folliculorum (or the demodicid) is a small mite that lives harmlessly in eyelash and other hair follicles, and about 98% of people have these mites living on them. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since the hair is transplanted from the hair on the head, the new eyelashes will continue to grow like head hair and will need to be trimmed regularly. (wikipedia.org)
  • The transplanted eyelashes grow just like head hair and need to be trimmed regularly and sometimes curled. (purseblog.com)
  • The idea is to make it look like there is more hair at the roots of your eyelashes than there actually are. (wikihow.com)
  • It's no secret that your hair gets thinner as you grow older, but what you may not know is that this phenomenon affects your eyelashes, too. (zwivel.com)
  • Most symptoms will slowly disappear and your eyelashes will return to their previous appearance several weeks after you stop using the lash-growth products. (vsp.com)
  • From treating acne to relieving constipation and everything in between, castor oil has a reputation for offering a multitude of health benefits - including stimulating eyelash growth. (zwivel.com)
  • Myristoyl Pentapeptide-17 (MP-17 for short) is a peptide that has been shown to dramatically increase eyelash growth. (citycosmetics.com)
  • Eyelashes take about seven to eight weeks to grow back if pulled out, but constant pulling may lead to permanent damage. (wikipedia.org)