Renowned plastic surgeon Dr. John J. O'Brien Jr. has helped thousands of women attain beautiful, longer lashes with Latisse. This prescription drug is a topical formula that helps boost eyelash growth for fuller, thicker lashes. Thanks to Latisse, patients can say goodbye to mascaras, false eyelashes, and expensive extensions that provide temporary results. Although the effects of Latisse are gradual, the treatment yields fabulous outcomes. To learn more, call St. Petersburg Center for Plastic Surgery in St. Petersburg, FL. Our skin care professionals look forward to helping you achieve your best look yet.
"Best of the Best! I have been more than pleased with the care he provided! - Dr O’Brien is a great surgeon! I am a nurse and carefully selected him to provide my abdominoplasty. I have been more than pleased with the care he provided! Thank you Dr O’Brien and staff, you are the best of the best :)"- C. / RealSelf / Jun 23, 2020
"650cc smooth round HP Subglandular Silicone Augmentation Inframammary - 36 year old mom of two. 5ft 128lbsRecently lost over 30lbs and knew this was the right time in my life to go for it. .Finally decided to do more research and met with Dr. John O'Brien. He and his amazing staff are so incredibly wonderful. They did everything to make me feel comfortable and gave me exactly what I was looking for. The atmosphere is so welcoming and positive. Couldn't be more happier!! Also, have not lost any sensation in nipples. Was a huge worry of mine but instead they are more sensitive than before."- F. / RealSelf / Aug 05, 2020
"I went for a consultation at John J. O'Brien's office and had a wonderful experience! I am looking into getting a breast augmentation and just went for a consultation to get an idea of how it all works and what sizing best suits me. The whole entire staff was very comforting and friendly and John O'Brien himself was incredibly knowledgeable about what he does for surgery in all aspects of plastic surgery. He made my boyfriend and I feel very comfortable by explaining his background and answering all of my question I had about breast augmentation surgery. You can tell he does whats best for the patient father than for himself. He is a little price and that is the only thing holding me up from actually moving forward with the surgery but other than that, I highly recommend putting him at the top of your list when trying to decide which sergeant to go with!"- CS / Solutionreach / Jan 31, 2019
"Dr. O’Brien performed a brow lift, lower face and neck lift, upper and lower blepharoplasty, fat grafting, and abdominal liposuction. Six weeks later I am very pleased and looking great! Dr. O’Brien explains procedures well and demonstrates a caring attitude towards his patients. I would use Dr. O’Brien again and highly recommend him. The office staff exhibits the same caring and concern for the patients."- C.M. / Healthgrades / Sep 16, 2020
"Dr. O’Brien is at the top of his game. His depth of experience shows. He listened to my needs. Then he clearly communicated options for me to choose from. We made a plan together that met my medical and cosmetic goals. His nurse and office staff are wonderful. All of my pre and post op appointments have started with minutes of my appointment time. From start to finish I felt well cared for and confident in Dr. O’Brien’s abilities."- D.F. / Google / Nov 21, 2023
Ideal Candidates for Latisse
Latisse is an FDA-approved treatment that is safe and effective for many individuals who wish to enhance their cosmetic. Individuals with severe allergies, skin infections, or various eye conditions may not be good candidates for Latisse. It is also not recommended for women who are pregnant and/or nursing. During a private consultation, our aestheticians can discuss if Latisse is right for you.
Latisse is composed of a bimatoprost solution that aids in promoting eyelash growth. Just like hair, eyelashes cycle through an active and inactive growth phase, but with Latisse, eyelashes can stay in the active growth stage for longer periods of time to attain fuller lashes. This formula is applied once a day to the top eyelashes and is not approved for lower eyelash use. Thicker, longer lashes are achieved with routine use, so if an individual stops applying Latisse on a daily basis, then the eyelashes will gradually return to their previous thickness.
What to Expect from Latisse
Latisse is easy to use, and includes step-by-step instructions. With a clean face – no makeup or contact lenses – Latisse is applied with a single-use applicator on the upper eyelid. A clean applicator allows the eyelids to adequately absorb the medication. It is not necessary to treat the lower eyelid because blinking will cause the medication on the upper eyelid to spread, which ensures an even look. Regular daily use up to 16 weeks will render optimal results.
Frequently Asked Questions for Latisse
How much does it cost?
Latisse is a popular treatment that helps stimulate eyelash growth but is only available as a prescription from a cosmetic professional. The cost of Latisse varies depending on the size of the monthly supply but during a private consultation, we can help estimate your costs.
Where can I buy Latisse?
Latisse is not available in drugstores and can only be bought with a medical prescription. An evaluation is required before any doctor can prescribe the medication. A thorough exam for eye-related conditions will help evaluate if Latisse is safe to use for your condition.
Common side effects of Latisse may include eye irritation, dryness, or redness. These symptoms are temporary but other concerns may involve darkening of the iris and surrounding skin/eyelids, which may be irreversible.
If you have thin or short eyelashes and wish to enhance your look, call St. Petersburg Center for Plastic Surgery in St. Petersburg, FL. We can perform a thorough aesthetic exam to determine if Latisse is right for you. With Latisse, many individuals have attained longer, thicker lashes. Let messy mascaras be a thing of the past, and learn how Latisse can offer the long-term results you desire.