Submitted for Publication: August 13, 2013; final revision received January 23, 2014; accepted February 2, 2014.
Published Online: May 22, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.946.
Study concept and design: Awadalla, Burdon, Landers, Hewitt, Craig.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: Awadalla, Burdon, Sharma, Craig.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Awadalla, Burdon.
Obtained funding: Craig.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Souzeau, Craig.
Study supervision: Burdon, Hewitt, Sharma, Craig.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This work was funded by a grant from Flinders University and the Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia and by grant GNT1023911 from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Centre for Research Excellence (Dr Burdon). Dr Burdon receives funding from an NHMRC of Australia Career Development Award, and Dr Craig is an NHMRC practitioner fellow.
Role of the Sponsor: The sponsors 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 the families who contributed samples for this project. We are grateful to the ophthalmologists who assisted with patient and family recruitment: Robert Casson, MBBS, DPhil, FRANZCO (FRANZCO, South Australian Institute of Ophthalmology, Adelaide), Mark Walland, MBBS, FRANZCO (University of Melbourne, Melbourne), Guy D’Mellow, MBBS, FRANZCO (Terrace Eye Centre, Brisbane, Queensland), Richard Mills, MBBS, PhD, FRANZCO (Flinders University, Adelaide), Stewart Lake, MBBS, FRANZCO (Flinders University), Michael Coote, MBBS, FRANZCO (Melbourne Eye Specialists, Melbourne), Anna Galanopoulos, MBBS, FRANZCO (South Australian Institute of Ophthalmology), and Erica Mancel, MD, FRAMZCO, CHT (Gaston Bourret Medical Centre, Noumea, New Caledonia). The contributors did not receive financial compensation.
Correction: This article was corrected on May 29, 2014, to fix the byline.