- plastic surgery of the eyelid, used to remove epicanthic folds, sagging tissue, or wrinkles around the eyes or to repair injury to the eyelid.
Origin of blepharoplasty
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For men, the top surgeries are: rhinoplasty (nose), blepharoplasty, breast reduction, otoplasty (ear) and liposuction.Nicole Kidman Botox Insanity: Why All Women Lose Out When We Obsess Over Stars’ Faces
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In response, Chen sought double-eyelid surgery, also known as East Asian blepharoplasty.Changing Western Beauty Ideals: Nina Davuluri and Julie Chen
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- cosmetic surgery performed on the eyelid
C20: from Greek blepharo(n) eyelid + -plasty
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Word Origin and History for blepharoplasty
1839, from blepharo-, comb. form of Greek blepharon "eyelid" (related to blepein "to look, see") + -plasty.
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- Plastic surgery of the eyelids.tarsoplasty
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