What is it?
Upneeq® is a prescription medication that effectively treats acquired blepharoptosis, a condition characterized by drooping of the upper eyelid. With its active ingredient oxymetazoline, Upneeq® stimulates the eyelid muscle, resulting in an improved appearance, increased self-confidence, and a wider visual field. This non-surgical solution offers individuals a convenient alternative to invasive procedures, helping them regain a more alert and rejuvenated look. Book a consultation to see if Upneeq® can leave your eyes feeling and looking restored.
Frequently Asked Questions
Upneeq® has been approved by the FDA and is considered safe when used as directed. Common side effects may include eye redness, irritation, and headaches. It is important to consult with a healthcare professional regarding any specific concerns or medical conditions prior to using Upneeq®.
Typically, there is no association with pain. However, some individuals may experience mild discomfort or a temporary stinging sensation. It is important to consult with our team of providers for personalized guidance and support.
The drooping of the upper eyelid.
Generally, you may start to notice improvement in eyelid elevation within 1 to 3 hours after using the medication. The maximum effect is typically reached within 2 to 4 weeks of treatment.
Upneeq® may cause certain side effects, although not everyone experiences them. Common side effects reported include eye redness, eye irritation, blurred vision, headache, watery eyes, eye pain, eyelid edema (swelling), and a bitter taste in the mouth. These side effects are usually mild and rare.