Compare Travatan vs. Lumigan

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Travatan (Travoprost)

Controls glaucoma.

An effective controller of high pressure in the eye. Lowering eye pressure back to normal can prevent the onset of glaucoma.

Controls glaucoma and pressure in your eyes.

An effective control of high pressure in the eye. Lowering eye pressure back to normal can prevent the onset of glaucoma.

Upsides
  • Easy to use, with one drop daily in the evening.
  • Can use with other eye drops, if needed for better results.
  • Available as a generic, which is cheaper.
  • Easy to use, with one drop daily in the evening.
  • Can use with other eye drops, if needed for better results.
  • Available as a generic, which is cheaper.
Downsides
  • Can cause your eye and eyelashes to appear more brown, regardless of their original color.
  • Can increase the length, thickness and number of eyelashes.
  • For long term use you may need Travatan-z, which is not available as a generic, so it can be expensive.
  • Can cause your eye and eyelashes to appear more brown, regardless of their original color.
  • Can increase the length, thickness and number of eyelashes.
  • Available as a generic, which is cheaper.
Used for
  • Ocular hypertension
  • Ocular hypertension
  • Ocular hypertension from open-angle glaucoma
Dosage forms
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
Price
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$45.21
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Side effects
The Travatan (Travoprost) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Lumigan (Bimatoprost) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and warnings
  • Reddening of the white part of eye

    Long term use

  • Dry eye

    Long term use

  • Darkening of lenses

    Replacing contact lenses to soon

  • Darkening of lashes

    Long term use

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  • Darkening of lenses

    Replacing contact lenses to soon

  • Darkening of lashes

    Long term use

  • Dry eye

    Long term use

See more detailed risks and warnings