Isabella's CaseIsabella, a 35 year old female volleyball player, suffers from alopecia areata. As a result she recently started loosing her eyelashes and eyebrows. The eyelashes and eyebrows have a protective as well as an aesthetic function. Additionally, they also establish personal identity. During her competitive volleyball matches the sweat drips into her eyes which has a stinging effect.
The ChallengeHer physician prescribes latanoprost to regrow the eyelashes and eyebrows and to help regain her self-esteem. A skin-friendly and compatible vehicle is needed with a viscosity that allows easy application preventing from running into the eyes. Moreover, application on this delicate specific skin area can be challenging and needs to be done with the right tools.
The SolutionSeraqua™ is an ultra-light and readily vanishing serum. It is an ideal compounding vehicle for a broad range of APIs, including latanoprost. Seraqua™ is highly suitable for application on the eyebrows and eyelids. It can be used in combination with Fagron’s pharmaceutical eyelid applicator to maximize ease of application and patient comfort.
The CureIsabella received a prescription for latanoprost 0.005% in Seraqua™ from her physician. With Fagron’s latanoprost the pharmacist efficiently compounded the latanoprost 0.005% in 10 ml Seraqua™. After two months treatment the first results are very promising, expecting full regrowth of the eyelashes and eyebrows.