Submitted for Publication: May 14, 2013; final revision received July 28, 2013; accepted August 5, 2013.
Published Online: January 9, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.7656.
Study concept and design: Traynis, De Moraes, Raza, Liebmann, Hood.
Acquisition of data: Traynis, De Moraes, Liebmann.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Traynis, De Moraes, Raza, Ritch, Hood.
Drafting of the manuscript: Traynis, Hood.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Traynis, De Moraes, Raza, Hood.
Obtained funding: Hood.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Raza, Liebmann, Ritch, Hood.
Study supervision: De Moraes, Liebmann, Hood.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This work was supported by National Eye Institute grant R01-EY-02115 and the Harry and Linda Steinberg Research Fund of the New York Glaucoma Research Institute, New York, New York.
Role of the Sponsor: The funding agencies had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, or interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Additional Contributions: We thank Vivian Greenstein, PhD, New York University Langone Medical Center, Jeffrey G. Odel, MD, Department of Ophthalmology, Columbia University, and Matthew Nguyen, MD, Columbia University, for their helpful discussions and/or comments on this manuscript, as well as Diane Wang and Stasy Slobodnick, Columbia University, for their help with data analysis.