noun[mass noun] Medicine
Surgical repair or reconstruction of an eyelid.
- The continued popularity of blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) and eyebrow lifting attest to the high rate of patient satisfaction with these procedures.
- Aside from the visual assessment, the procedure itself is really not that much different from a standard surgical blepharoplasty.
- Nose jobs, double eye-lids and blepharoplasty (removing bags under the eyes) have remained the most popular cosmetic operations.
Mid 19th century: from Greek blepharon 'eyelid' + -plasty.
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