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Topical bimatoprost was FDA approved in December of 2008 for the treatment of eyelash hypotrichosis. Since its approval, some physicians have advocated the use of bimatoprost "off label" for hair growth in other areas, such as the scalp or eyebrows, but there has yet to be published scientific evidence to support this use. We report one of the first cases of significant eyebrow hair growth in a patient after use of topical bimatoprost for eyebrow hypotrichosis. J Drugs Dermatol. 2012;11(1):106-108.
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Name: Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD
Eyebrow loss may have substantial negative functional and social consequences.
Individuals with hair loss experience significant psycho-emotional stress, often causing impaired quality of life and secondary morbidity(1) . Loss of eyebrows and lashes affects self-identity due to ...
Frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA) is a primary lymphocytic cicatricial alopecia characterized by progressive loss of frontotemporal hairline and eyebrows that affects mainly postmenopausal women. Eyebr...
Alopecia areata (AA) is non-scarring hair loss resulting from an autoimmune disorder. Severity varies from patchy hair loss that often spontaneously resolves to severe and chronic cases that can progr...
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is one of the most commonly diagnosed dermatologic conditions in the United States. Topical agents are the mainstay of treatment for AD, and when used correctly, these therapies...
This one-year study evaluates the long-term safety and effectiveness of bimatoprost solution application to the eyelid margin (where the eyelashes meet the skin) to treat hypotrichosis of ...
This is a post-marketing surveillance study in Japan that will evaluate the safety and patient satisfaction with GLASH VISTA™ (bimatoprost cutaneous solution 0.03%) in the treatment of h...
This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of bimatoprost solution 0.03% once daily to the upper eyelid margins (where the eyelashes meet the skin) compared with vehicle in increasin...
This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of bimatoprost solution 0.03% once daily application to the upper eyelid margins compared with vehicle in treating eyelash loss or hypotric...
RATIONALE: Bimatoprost ophthalmic solution may help increase eyebrow and eyelash growth in patients who have undergone chemotherapy. PURPOSE: This randomized clinical trial is studying ho...
Rare autosomal dominant disorder of the hair shaft. The clinical features of the disease include HYPOTRICHOSIS, dry, and/or brittle hair, with varying degrees of ALOPECIA. Mutations in the hair-specific keratin genes KRTHB1, KRTHB3, or KRTHB6 are associated with monilethrix. Autosomal recessive monilethrix with limited HYPOTRICHOSIS are also known. Mutations in Dsg4, Liph, and P2ry5 protein genes are associated with the recessive form of monilethrix.
A topical glucocorticoid used in the treatment of ECZEMA.
A topical dermatologic agent that is used in the treatment of ACNE VULGARIS and several other skin diseases. The drug has teratogenic and other adverse effects.
Fluorides, usually in pastes or gels, used for topical application to reduce the incidence of DENTAL CARIES.
Presence of less than the normal amount of hair. (Dorland, 27th ed)