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What is glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a disease that damages the eye’s optic nerve, often caused by extra fluid that increases pressure in the eye.

Open-angle glaucoma is the most common form of glaucoma. It develops gradually and often goes unnoticed at first. Regular eye exams are important to find early signs of damage to the optic nerve.

Is there a cure for glaucoma?

While there is no cure for glaucoma, studies show that lowering high eye pressure can help reduce the risk of glaucoma-related vision loss. That's why daily treatment of high eye pressure is very important. Remember, high eye pressure can slowly, but permanently, damage your optic nerve before you notice any change in vision.

What can I do to manage my glaucoma or high eye pressure?

Your doctor can recommend a prescription eye drop to help manage your glaucoma or high eye pressure. One option is LUMIGAN® 0.01%.

What is LUMIGAN® 0.01%?

LUMIGAN® 0.01% is an FDA-approved prescription medication used to treat open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. There is no FDA-approved generic of LUMIGAN® 0.01%. If your doctor prescribes LUMIGAN® 0.01%, check to make sure you receive the correct medication when you pick it up.

Why did my doctor choose LUMIGAN® 0.01% therapy?

Prescription eye drops are commonly used to reduce high eye pressure. LUMIGAN® 0.01% is an FDA-approved medication proven to lower high eye pressure in newly diagnosed or already-treated patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.

How do I use LUMIGAN® 0.01%?

The recommended dose for LUMIGAN® 0.01% is 1 drop in the affected eye(s) once a day in the evening. If you use more than 1 topical eye drop, just be sure to apply them at least 5 minutes apart.

If you have open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension, it is important to continue your LUMIGAN® 0.01% therapy. Don’t skip or stop treatment (unless you have spoken to your doctor). Remembering to use your eye drops is easier if you make it part of your daily routine.

If you wear contact lenses, remove them first, then wait 15 minutes after using LUMIGAN® 0.01% before you put them back into your eyes.

What are the most common side effects of LUMIGAN® 0.01%?

In a year-long study of 560 patients, the most common side effects seen in the 185 patients treated with LUMIGAN® 0.01% were eye redness (31%), eyelash growth (3.8%), and itchy eyes (3.8%). If you start to feel continued eye itching, consult your doctor. In a clinical study, 1.6% (n=3) of patients stopped therapy due to eye redness with LUMIGAN® 0.01%. If you develop a new eye condition, you should seek your doctor’s advice concerning the continued use of LUMIGAN® 0.01%.

How can I save on my LUMIGAN® 0.01% prescription?

Eligible commercially-insured patients may pay as little as $30* per 90-day prescription fill. To access savings on your LUMIGAN® 0.01% prescription, enroll online here. You can also enroll for discounts by calling 1-833-Dial-AYS (1-833-342-5297), or texting SAVINGS to 72428.

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LUMIGAN® (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) 0.01% is used for the reduction of high eye pressure, also called intraocular pressure (IOP), in people with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.


Do not use LUMIGAN® 0.01% if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.

LUMIGAN® 0.01% can cause increased brown coloring of the iris, which may be permanent. LUMIGAN® 0.01% can cause darkening of the eyelid skin and eyelashes, which may be reversible after treatment is stopped. The long-term effects of the increased dark coloring are not known.

LUMIGAN® 0.01% may slowly increase the growth and thickness of eyelashes, which is usually reversible after treatment is stopped.

Prostaglandin analogs, including bimatoprost (the active ingredient in LUMIGAN® 0.01%), have been reported to cause inflammation inside the eye and may make existing inflammation inside the eye worse.

Macular edema (swelling of the macula, the central part of the retina), including cystoid macular edema, has been reported during treatment with bimatoprost ophthalmic solution. Use caution if you use LUMIGAN® 0.01% and you don’t have your natural lens, have a torn posterior lens capsule and an artificial lens implant, or have a known risk factor for macular edema.

Avoid allowing the tip of the dispensing bottle to touch the eye, anything around the eye, fingers, or any other surface to avoid contamination by common bacteria known to cause eye infections (bacterial keratitis). Using contaminated solutions can cause serious damage to the eye and loss of vision.

If you have eye surgery, eye trauma, or infection, or develop any eye reactions, immediately consult with your physician about continuing the use of LUMIGAN® 0.01%.

LUMIGAN® 0.01% contains an ingredient that may be absorbed by and cause discoloration of soft contact lenses. If you wear contact lenses, remove them before using LUMIGAN® 0.01%. Then wait 15 minutes after using LUMIGAN® 0.01% before you put your contacts back into your eyes.

If you use more than one drug in the eye, be sure to wait at least 5 minutes between each drug application.

The most common side effect in the clinical trial was eye redness. Other side effects include eye irritation, eye pain, itchy eyes, discoloration of skin/eyelids, and blurred vision. These are not all of the possible side effects with LUMIGAN® 0.01%. Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Please see full Prescribing Information for LUMIGAN® at

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