Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Cosmetic plastic surgery of the tissue surrounding the eye to reduce or eliminate folds, wrinkles, and sags.

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  • n. A blepharoplasty performed for cosmetic reasons.

Etymologies

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eye +‎ lift, after facelift.

Examples

  • I just looked in the mirror again and as far as I can tell, an eyelift would be for cosmetic reasons.

    Ever hear this kind of talk? « Dating Jesus

  • I, however, concluded he actually needs an eyelift but would be skewered politically if he got one.

    doggone you betchya

  • (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) (voice-over): Forty-five-year-old Laura Coco wasn't quite ready for a facelift, but she was ready for an eyelift.

    CNN Transcript Oct 29, 2004

  • COHEN: In addition to the eyelift, Laura plastic surgeon, Dr. Paul Lorenc, did laser resurfacing under her eyes to help get rid of wrinkles.

    CNN Transcript Oct 29, 2004

  • (END VIDEOTAPE) (on camera): It takes about six weeks to recover from an eyelift.

    CNN Transcript Oct 29, 2004

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Peggy will get a brow lift, a face and neck lift, an upper and lower eyelift, fat injections and a new chin.

    CNN Transcript Mar 26, 2004

  • Four plastic surgeons told the magazine he likely had undergone plastic surgery - receiving Botox injections in his forehead, an eyelift, and cheek injections.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • A New York woman who claimed to be a doctor in China is in a Las Vegas court for an evidence hearing on charges she performed illegal eyelift surgeries.

    The Seattle Times

  • As she shows off her new eyelift, she states she asked her doctors to go and yank right out her tear ducts.

    BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content

  • She then confessed to having a 'minor' eyelift, saying: 'It was more than a decade ago.

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