Published Online: December 19, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.6030.
Study concept and design: Liu, Sullivan.
Acquisition of data: Liu.
Analysis and interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: Liu, Sullivan.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Liu, Sullivan.
Obtained funding: Liu, Sullivan.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Kam, Ding.
Study supervision: Liu, Sullivan.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Schepens Eye Research Institute is planning to submit a provisional patent based, in part, on the data presented in the article. No other disclosures were reported.
Funding/Support: This work was supported by grant EY05612 from the National Institutes of Health, the Margaret S. Sinon Scholar in Ocular Surface Research Fund, and the Guoxing Yao Research Fund.
Role of the Sponsor: The funding organizations had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.