blepharoplasty

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bleph·a·ro·plas·ty

 (blĕf′ər-ə-plăs′tē)
n.
Plastic surgery of the eyelids.
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blepharoplasty

(ˈblɛfərəʊˌplæstɪ)
n
(Surgery) cosmetic surgery performed on the eyelid
[C20: from Greek blepharo(n) eyelid + -plasty]
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bleph•a•ro•plas•ty

(ˈblɛf ər əˌplæs ti)

n., pl. -ties.
plastic surgery of the eyelid.
[1960–65]
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blepharoplasty

Surgery to remove bags under the eyes, usually for cosmetic reasons.
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Translations

bleph·a·ro·plas·ty

n. blefaroplastia, operación plástica de los párpados.
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blepharoplasty

n (pl -ties) blefaroplastia
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In addition to the difficult procedures, they also cause damage to mucosal vessels and recurrent infection.[sup][7] As for the transnasal medial canthopexy, it is more applicable to bilateral than unilateral medial canthopexy.
Lateral tarsal strip or canthopexy in combination with local transposition flaps from the upper eyelid may help treat horizontal laxity [6-8, 12, 13].
CHICAGO -- Canthopexy and canthoplasty are simple, minimally invasive procedures that are often overlooked when treating periorbital aging, Dr.
Surgical Treatment: A variety of surgical techniques have been used effectively, including orbicularis oculi myectomy, levator aponeurosis resection, and lateral canthopexy. (10)
On postoperative day 5, a lateral canthopexy was performed to resuspend the lower lid, and the patient was sent home.
The defect produced is closed by a triangular flap from the lateral nasal wall after the canthopexy. The vertical distance between the ala and the medial canthus can be corrected by a well-planned z-plasty.
(1.2.6.7,9-14) Treatment of the medial canthal tendon has evolved from closed reduction, use of external bolsters, (7) interfragment wiring, (1) and tendon suturing (3,7) to transnasal canthopexy. Canthopexy requires that the surgeon pay meticulous attention to attaching the tendon to the posterior and superior portions of the lacrimal fossa, as described by Markowitz et al (1) and others.