Submitted for Publication: September 5, 2011; final revision received December 12, 2011; accepted December 26, 2011.
Financial Disclosure: Dr Vingrys is a consultant to Medmont Pty Ltd and receives research support from the company.
Funding/Support: This research was supported by grant 350224 RHG/AJV from the National Health and Medical Research Council, grant ARC-LP0211474 from the Australian Research Council Linkage Project, practitioner fellowship 529905 from the National Health and Medical Research Council (Dr Guymer), a Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital Wagstaff Fellowship (Dr Robman), the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital Research Committee, and the Macular Vision Loss Support Society of Australia. The Centre for Eye Research Australia receives operational infrastructure support from the Victorian government and is supported by Excellence Award 529923 from the National Health and Medical Research Council Centre for Clinical Research.
Previous Presentation: This study was presented in part at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) annual meeting; May 2, 2011; Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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This article was corrected for errors on July 26, 2012.