Edema of the eyelids, often causing a swollen and puffy appearance; causes may be allergic, inflammatory, infectious, circulatory (for example, cicatricial), posttraumatic, postsurgical, or secondary to ocular conditions (for example, keratoconjunctivitis sicca).
a fluid accumulation in the eyelid, causing a swollen appearance.
Edema of the eyelids, causing swelling and often a baggy appearance.
blepharedema(blĕf″ăr-ĕ-dē′mă) [″ + oidema, swelling]
Edema of the eyelids, causing swelling and a baggy appearance.