Published Online: March 6, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.531.
Submitted for Publication: December 6, 2013; final revision received January 22, 2014; accepted January 31, 2014.
Study concept and design: Lambert, Lynn, Hartmann, DuBois, Drews-Botsch, Plager, Buckley, Wilson.
Acquisition of data: Lambert, Lynn, Hartmann, DuBois, Drews-Botsch, Freedman, Buckley, Wilson.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Lambert, Lynn, Hartmann, Drews-Botsch, Freedman, Wilson.
Drafting of the manuscript: Lambert, Lynn, Hartmann, DuBois, Drews-Botsch, Plager, Buckley.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Lynn, Hartmann, Drews-Botsch, Wilson.
Obtained funding: Lambert, Lynn, DuBois, Drews-Botsch, Wilson.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Lynn, Hartmann, DuBois, Drews-Botsch, Plager, Wilson.
Study supervision: Lambert, Lynn, DuBois, Drews-Botsch, Freedman, Plager, Buckley.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported through a cooperative agreement from the National Institutes of Health grants U10 EY13272 and U10 EY013287 and in part by National Institutes of Health Departmental Core grant EY006360 and Research to Prevent Blindness Inc, New York, New York.
Role of the Sponsor: The funders 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.
The Infant Aphakia Treatment Study Group Investigators: Clinical Coordinating Center (Emory University): Scott R. Lambert, MD (study chair), Lindreth DuBois, MEd, MMSc (national coordinator); Contact Lens Committee: Buddy Russell, COMT, Michael Ward, MMSc; Data and Safety Monitoring Committee: Robert Hardy, PHD (chair), Eileen Birch, PhD, Ken Cheng, MD, Richard Hertle, MD, Craig Kollman, PhD, Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp, MD (resigned), Cyd McDowell, Donald F. Everett, MA (ex officio); Data Coordinating Center (Emory University): Michael Lynn, MS (director), Betsy Bridgman, BS, Marianne Celano, PhD, Julia Cleveland, MSPH, George Cotsonis, MS, Carey Drews-Botsch, PhD, Nana Freret, MSN, Lu Lu, MS, Seegar Swanson, Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe, MPH; Eye Movement Reading Center (University of Alabama at Birmingham and Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas, Texas): Claudio Busettini, PhD, Samuel Hayley, Joost Felius, PhD; Medical Safety Monitor: Allen Beck, MD; Program Office (National Eye Institute): Donald F. Everett, MA; Steering Committee: Scott R. Lambert, MD; Edward G. Buckley, MD; David A. Plager, MD; M. Edward Wilson, MD; Michael Lynn, MS; Lindreth DuBois, Med MMSc; Carolyn Drews-Botsch, PhD; E. Eugenie Hartmann, PhD; Donald F. Everett, MA; and Vision and Developmental Testing Center (University of Alabama at Birmingham): E. Eugenie Hartmann, PhD, (director), Anna K Carrigan, MPH, and Clara Edwards. Participating clinical centers: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston: M. Edward Wilson, MD, Margaret Bozic, CCRC, COA; Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts: Deborah K. Vanderveen, MD, Theresa A. Mansfield, RN, Kathryn Bisceglia Miller, OD; University of Minnesota, Minneapolis: Stephen P. Christiansen, MD, Erick D. Bothun, MD, Ann Holleschau, BA, Jason Jedlicka, OD, Patricia Winters, OD, Jacob Lang, OD; Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio: Elias I. Traboulsi, MD, Susan Crowe, BS, COT, Heather Hasley Cimino, OD; Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas: Kimberly G. Yen, MD, Maria Castanes, MPH, Alma Sanchez, COA, Shirley York; Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia: Scott R. Lambert, MD, Amy K. Hutchinson, MD, Lindreth DuBois, Med, MMSc, Rachel Robb, MMSc, Marla J. Shainberg, CO; Oregon Health and Science University, Portland: David T Wheeler, MD, Ann U. Stout, MD, Paula Rauch, OT, CRC, Kimberly Beaudet, CO, COMT, Pam Berg, CO, COMT; Duke University, Durham, North Carolina: Edward G. Buckley, MD, Sharon F. Freedman, MD, Lois Duncan, BS, B. W. Phillips, FCLSA, John T. Petrowski, OD; Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee: David Morrison, MD, Sandy Owings, COA, CCRP, Ron Biernacki, CO, COMT, Christine Franklin, COT; Indiana University, Indianapolis: David A. Plager, MD, Daniel E. Neely, MD, Michele Whitaker, COT, Donna Bates, COA, Dana Donaldson, OD; Miami Children’s Hospital, Miami, Florida: Stacey Kruger, MD, Charlotte Tibi, CO, Susan Vega; University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas: David R. Weakley, MD, David R. Stager Jr, MD, Joost Felius, PhD, Clare Dias, CO, Debra L. Sager, Todd Brantley, OD; and Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, Ohio: Faruk Orge, MD.