Submitted for Publication: September 30, 2012; final revision received February 25, 2013; accepted February 26, 2013.
Published Online: September 5, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.4237.
Study concept and design: Acharya, Tham, Esterberg.
Acquisition of data: All authors.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Acharya, Esterberg, Borkar.
Drafting of the manuscript: Acharya, Esterberg, Borkar, Parker, Vinoya, Uchida.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Acharya, Tham, Borkar.
Statistical analysis: Acharya, Esterberg, Borkar.
Obtained funding: Acharya, Tham, Esterberg.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Acharya, Tham, Esterberg, Parker, Vinoya, Uchida.
Study supervision: Acharya, Tham.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: Dr Acharya’s work was supported by National Eye Institute grant K23EY017897, a Research to Prevent Blindness Career Development Award, and a University of California at San Francisco Research Evaluation and Allocation Committee Award. The University of California at San Francisco Department of Ophthalmology is supported by National Eye Institute grant EY06190, That Man May See Foundation, and an unrestricted grant from the Research to Prevent Blindness Foundation.
Role of the Sponsor: The sponsors had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; and preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Previous Presentation: This study was presented in part at the American Uveitis Society Meeting; April 30, 2011; Ft Lauderdale, Florida.