The End Of Mascara For Women?

Trials on a new drug which could mean the end of mascara are going to be carried out at six UK hospitals - including Southampton General.

Latisse can make eyelashes 25 percent longer, more than 100 percent thicker and 18 percent darker in 16 weeks.

The drug has been used as a treatment for glaucoma for some years, but one of the side effects was that patients grew longer and thicker eyelashes.

It comes in liquid form, in a mascara-type bottle, and it's applied to the eyelid every day.

However clinical trials must be completed in the UK before the makers can get a European licence.

Doctors in Southampton are looking for 18 women for their six-month trial, and the treatment will be worth £100.

If you're over 18, don't like your eyelashes, meet their other study entry requirements and want to take part - contact Catrin Watkins on 0238079 4606 or catrin.watkins@suht.swest.nhs.uk

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