blepharotomy

bleph·a·rot·o·my

(blef'ă-rot'ō-mē),
An operation designed to release one or more eyelid layers (lamella) for diagnostic therapeutic purposes.
[blepharo- + G. tomē, incision]
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blepharotomy

(blĕf′ə-rŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision of an eyelid.
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bleph·a·rot·o·my

(blef-ă-rot'ŏ-mē)
A cutting operation on an eyelid.
[blepharo- + G. tomē, incision]
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References in periodicals archive ?
(4,7,20,21,22,23) Among these techniques are eyelash resection, anterior lamellar recession, posterior lamellar advancement, eyelid rotation with full-thickness blepharotomy, mucous membrane grafting and tarsal fracture operation.
Cicatricial entropion: an analysis of its treatment with transverse blepharotomy and marginal rotation.