Submitted for Publication: September 4, 2013; final revision received December 11, 2013; accepted December 23, 2013.
Published Online: March 13, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.43.
Study concept and design: Bronkhorst, Jehs, Dijkgraaf, van der Burg, Jager.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Bronkhorst, Jehs, Dijkgraaf, Luyten, van der Velden, Jager.
Drafting of the manuscript: Bronkhorst, Dijkgraaf, van der Burg, Jager.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Bronkhorst, Jehs, van der Velden, van der Burg, Jager.
Statistical analysis: Bronkhorst.
Obtained funding: Jager, Luyten.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Dijkgraaf, Luyten, Jager.
Study supervision: van der Velden, van der Burg, Jager.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This work was financially supported by the Board of Directors of the Leiden University Medical Centre (PhD position recipient: Dr Bronkhorst), Stichting Nederlands Oogheelkundig Onderzoek, Rotterdamse Stichting Blindenbelangen, and Landelijke Stichting voor Blinden en Slechtzienden.
Role of the Sponsor: The funders 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.