blepharoplasty

noun bleph·a·ro·plas·ty \ -ˌplas-tē \

Definition of blepharoplasty

: plastic surgery on the eyelid especially to remove fatty or excess tissue

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First Known Use of blepharoplasty

1842


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blepharoplasty

noun bleph·a·ro·plas·ty \ -ˌplas-tē \

medical Definition of blepharoplasty

plural blepharoplasties
: plastic surgery on an eyelid especially to remove fatty or excess tissue

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