Submitted for Publication: May 13, 2013; final revision received February 11, 2014; accepted February 15, 2014
Published Online: April 10, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.756.
Study concept and design: Shah, Prabhu, Sadiq, Hunter, Dagi.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: Shah, Sadiq, Hunter, Dagi.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Shah, Hunter, Dagi.
Obtained funding: Shah, Hunter, Dagi.
Administrative, technical, or material support: All authors.
Study supervision: Shah, Hunter, Dagi.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: Funding was provided by the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio (Dr Shah), and by the Children’s Hospital Ophthalmology Foundation, Boston, Massachusetts.
Role of the Sponsor: The Heed Ophthalmic Foundation and the Children’s Hospital Opthalmology Foundation 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.
Additional Contributions: We thank Bharti Nihalani, MD, Department of Ophthalmology, Boston Children's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, for editing the surgical video and Demetrios Vavvas, MD, PhD, Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and Harvard Medical School, for providing retinal imaging. Drs Nihalani and Vavvas did not receive financial compensation for their contributions.