Test 14 ( Modified MCQs from April, 2001 Exam.)
1. Latanoprost:
a. is a prostaglandin F2a analogue

b. decreases intraocular pressure by decreasing aqueous production

c. has a short half-life in the plasma making systemic side-effects uncommon

d. is associated with conjunctival hyperaemia

e. causes increased the number of iris melanocytes.

2. The intraocular pressure:
a. is at its peak usually at around mid-day

b. is at its lowest in the evening

c. is higher in winter than in summer

d. shows greater diurnal variation in the glaucomatous eyes than the healthy 

e. is higher in patients with thicker cornea when measured with applanation 


3. The magnocellular pathway:
a. are found in layer 1 and 2 of the lateral geniculate body

b. contains mainly X cells

c. conveys movement

d. conveys depth perception

e. conveys colour

4. In Sitckler's syndrome:

a. is an autosomal recessive disorder

b. the patients have body habitat similar to that of Marfan's syndrome

c. myopia is common

d. is associated with neurosensory loss

e. is associated with multiple retinal breaks

5. The following collagens are found in the corneal stroma:

a. collagen type I

b. collagen type II

c. collagen type III

d. collagen type IV

e. collagen type V

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