Belladerma Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Care Center offers UPNEEQ® for men and women in San Diego, La Jolla, and Carmel Valley, as well as surrounding areas of California. UPNEEQ® is a prescription at-home treatment for thin eyelashes.
What Is UPNEEQ® ?
UPNEEQ® is used to treat a certain eyelid condition (acquired blepharoptosis) that causes drooping upper eyelid. It belongs to a class of drugs known as alpha agonists. Oxymetazoline works by making a certain eyelid muscle get shorter and tighter (contract).
How Much Does UPNEEQ® Cost?
Upneeq Eye drops come in a 45 or 90 day supply and can cost about $240-$400.
How Do I Use UPNEEQ® ?
UPNEEQ® Eye drops are to be applied to each eye without any contact lenses n and allowed to sit for 15 minutes. Full results appear in 2-3 hours but patients will see a difference in the first 20 minutes.
What Happens Once I Start Using UPNEEQ® ?
UPNEEQ® Eye drops are used to brighten and whiten the eyes and temporarily treat blepharoptosis of the eye. Results are temporary but can last up to 8 hours from the initial application.
Why Choose Belladerma Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Care Center for Your Latisse® Treatments?
- Over 16 years dedicated to the art and science of plastic surgery
- Performed thousands of successful procedures
- Board certified and member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Hands-on and engaged about your results and care
- Up to date on the latest plastic surgery trends and techniques
- Accommodates Spanish-speaking patients
- Respectful of your time
- Human touch in everything we do by investing a great deal of time and care into each patient appointment
Dr. Mozaffari is actively involved in the plastic surgery community as members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. They stay up to date with the latest Latisse® techniques and technology to enhance patient outcomes.
What Is Upneeq®?
Upneeq® is a prescription eye drop treatment that lifts the upper eyelids. It is the only FDA-approved treatment for acquired ptosis, more commonly known as low-lying eyelids. Drooping eyelids can interfere with vision while also causing a tired appearance in the eyes. With regular use of Upneeq®, patients can naturally lift the upper eyelids to eliminate these concerns and achieve a rejuvenated appearance.
How Much Does Upneeq® Cost in San Diego, CA?
Upneeq® is a prescription-only cosmetic product, so the price will vary depending on the amount needed to fulfill your treatment goals and where you get your prescription filled.During your consultation for Upneeq® at Belladerma Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Care Center, we’ll explain the possible costs associated with your personalized Upneeq® treatment plan.
What Are the Benefits of Upneeq®?
Upneeq® may be the preferred method for lifting the upper eyelids, as it offers the following benefits:
- Daily, topical treatment
- No surgery or invasive techniques
- Noticeable results within hours
- Improved eyelid lift
- Improved field of vision
How Does Upneeq® Work?
After receiving a prescription for Upneeq® in-office, Upneeq® is self-administered at home on a daily basis. Upneeq® is administered by applying a single drop of the Upneeq® formula to each upper eyelid. Patients with contact lenses are advised to remove their contact lenses before the application of Upneeq®. It takes only a few minutes to use Upneeq® and fits easily into any daily routine.
What Results Can I Expect From Upneeq®?
During clinical trials, some patients started seeing results within minutes of applying Upneeq® to the upper eyelids. The majority of patients, however, should expect to see results approximately 2 hours after the first application. These benefits should persist as long as patients continue Upneeq® treatments, with patients experiencing an average lift of 1mm in the upper eyelids.
Can Upneeq® Be Combined with Other Procedures?
Upneeq® is a great option for patients with mild to moderate acquired ptosis. It can help reduce the symptoms of low-lying lids to improve your field of vision and the appearance. However, patients who fail to achieve their desired results with Upneeq® may want to consider more aggressive treatment options, such as blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery).
Dr. Farid Brad Mozaffari is a double board-certified plastic surgeon who offers Latisse® for men and women in San Diego, La Jolla, Carmel Valley, and the surrounding communities in California. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.