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noun, plural bleph·a·ro·plas·ties.
  1. 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


  1. cosmetic surgery performed on the eyelid
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Word Origin

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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blepharoplasty in Medicine


  1. Plastic surgery of the eyelids.tarsoplasty
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Related formsbleph′a•ro•plastic (-plăstĭk) adj.
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