LUMIGAN® 0.01% is an FDA-approved eyedrop medication prescribed to lower high eye pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. There is no FDA-approved generic equivalent of LUMIGAN® 0.01%

The most common treatment to lower high eye pressure—an important, treatable risk factor in glaucoma patients—is with prescription eyedrops, such as LUMIGAN® 0.01% ophthalmic solution. LUMIGAN® 0.01% is for people who have a specific type of glaucoma, known as open-angle glaucoma, or for people who have ocular hypertension.

If you’ve received a prescription for LUMIGAN® 0.01% ophthalmic solution, your doctor has decided to prescribe this specific medication for you.

LUMIGAN® 0.01% proposed mechanism of action.

Although the exact way LUMIGAN® 0.01% may work is unknown, it is thought to increase the outflow of aqueous humor, helping it to drain through 2 separate pathways out of the eye. To watch an animation explaining the outflow process, see below.