Definition of blepharoplasty in English:



mass nounMedicine
  • 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.’
    • ‘This time, I am apparently in need of eyelid surgery, which Tammy calls blepharoplasty.’
    • ‘Nose jobs, double eye-lids and blepharoplasty (removing bags under the eyes) have remained the most popular cosmetic operations.’
    • ‘Eyelid surgery, technically called blepharoplasty, corrects not only the eyelids but also eyebags.’


Mid 19th century: from Greek blepharon ‘eyelid’ + -plasty.