Steatoblepharon | definition of steatoblepharon by Medical dictionary
steatoblepharon (stē″ă-tŏ-blef′ă-ron″) [ steato- + blepharo-]
The prolapse of fat from the orbit of the eye below the eyelid. The condition is often associated with dermatochalasis (sagging of eyelid tissues).
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In April it acquired Topokine Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotech focused on topical medicines for fat reduction, for $85 million upfront, gaining XAF5, a topical agent in late-stage development for the treatment of steatoblepharon
Under the terms of the agreement, Allergan acquired Topokine Therapeutics for an upfront payment of USD 85m and success-based development and sales milestones for XAF5, a first-in-class topical agent in late-stage development for the treatment of steatoblepharon
, also known as undereye bags.