US Patent 4,629,738
United States Patent and Trademark Office
University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)
A topical composition for eye treatment of glaucoma, comprising a small but pharmaceutically effective amount of a non-classical carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. The most preferred compound is methyl acetazolamide. The invention also relates to a method of topically treating glaucoma with eye drops of a non-classical carbonic anhydrase inhibitor to reduce intraocular pressure.
Barfknecht, Charles F. and Schoenwald, Ronald D. Non-classical topical treatment for glaucoma. US Patent 4,629,738 filed June 25, 1984 and issued December 16, 1986. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/47