blepharorrhaphy

blepharorrhaphy

 [blef″ah-ror´ah-fe]
suture of an eyelid.

blepharorrhaphy

(blĕf′ə-rôr′ə-fē)

blepharorrhaphy

An older term for:
(1) Tarsorrhaphy; 
(2) Surgical repair of the eyelid.

blepharorrhaphy 

suturing of eyelids or of a lacerated lid. See tarsorrhaphy.
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(1) Some suggest surgical interventions for DOCS include amniotic membrane transplantation, temporary or permanent punctual plugs, surgical repair of the eyelid (blepharorrhaphy); tarsorrhaphy, transplantation of direct family members' limbal stem cell, and cornealtransplantation.
A blepharorrhaphy is performed to enhance skin graft take and avoid retraction of reconstructed eyelid.