Submitted for Publication: June 9, 2013; final revision received July 31, 2013; accepted August 2, 2013.
Published Online: January 2, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.6671.
Study concept and design: Byrd, Longmire.
Acquisition of data: Byrd, Syme, Rose.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Byrd, Longmire, Murray-Krezan.
Drafting of the manuscript: Byrd, Longmire, Murray-Krezan.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Byrd, Syme, Rose.
Statistical analysis: Byrd, Longmire, Murray-Krezan.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Syme, Rose.
Study supervision: Byrd, Longmire.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Rose is the recipient of grant support from Genentech for an unrelated project concerning pterygium management. No other disclosures were reported.
Funding/Support: This research was supported by a grant from the Scholarship in Education Allocation Committee at The University of New Mexico. The equipment used in the service project was purchased using funding from the Association of American Medical Colleges as part of a “Caring for the Community” grant.
Role of the Sponsor: Funding from the Scholarship in Education Allocation Committee was used in the design and conduct of the study and to collect the data. The Scholarship in Education Allocation Committee had no role in the management, analysis, or interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication. The Association of American Medical Colleges had no role in the design or conduct of the study and was not involved in any aspect of the preparation of the manuscript.
Additional Contributions: We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Association of American Medical Colleges.