[ blef-er-uh-plas-tee ]
/ ˈblɛf ər əˌplæs ti /
noun, plural bleph·a·ro·plas·ties.
plastic surgery of the eyelid, used to remove epicanthic folds, sagging tissue, or wrinkles around the eyes or to repair injury to the eyelid.
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Examples from the Web for blepharoplasty
For men, the top surgeries are: rhinoplasty (nose), blepharoplasty, breast reduction, otoplasty (ear) and liposuction.
In response, Chen sought double-eyelid surgery, also known as East Asian blepharoplasty.Changing Western Beauty Ideals: Nina Davuluri and Julie Chen|Soraya Roberts|September 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for blepharoplasty
/ (ˈblɛfərəʊˌplæstɪ) /
cosmetic surgery performed on the eyelid
Word Origin for blepharoplasty
C20: from Greek blepharo(n) eyelid + -plasty
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Medicine definitions for blepharoplasty
[ blĕf′ər-ə-plăs′tē ]
Plastic surgery of the eyelids.tarsoplasty
Related formsbleph′a•ro•plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.
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