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True statements about carbonic anhydrase inhibitors is(LQ)



A at least 50% of the carbonic anhydrase needs to be inhibited before the intraocular pressure shows a significant drop

B they inhibit carbonic anhydrase found in the non-pigmentary ciliary epithelium.

C transient hypermetropia is a feature

D it can cause thinning of the cornea if given topically

Ans. B they inhibit carbonic anhydrase found in the non-pigmentary ciliary epithelium.

At least 90% of the carbonic anhydrase needs to be inhibited before the intraocular pressure shows a significant drop.They cause shallowing of the anterior chamber by anterior rotation of ciliary body therefore transient myopia.When given topically, it can lead to thickening of the cornea inpatients with diseased endothelium

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