blepharoplasty

[ 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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Origin of blepharoplasty

First recorded in 1960–65; blepharo- + -plasty
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British Dictionary definitions for blepharoplasty

blepharoplasty
/ (ˈblɛfərəʊˌplæstɪ) /

noun

cosmetic surgery performed on the eyelid

Word Origin for blepharoplasty

C20: from Greek blepharo(n) eyelid + -plasty
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Medical definitions for blepharoplasty

blepharoplasty
[ blĕfər-ə-plăs′tē ]

n.

Plastic surgery of the eyelids.tarsoplasty

Other words from blepharoplasty

bleph′a•ro•plastic (-plăstĭk) adj.
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