Submitted for Publication: November 20, 2013; final revision received February 17, 2014; accepted February 20, 2014.
Published Online: June 5, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.1069.
Study concept and design: Rachitskaya, Flynn, Albini.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: Rachitskaya, Reddy, Lara, Lin.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Rachitskaya, Miller, Davis, Flynn, Smiddy, Lin, Dubovy, Albini.
Statistical analysis: Flynn.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Rachitskaya, Reddy, Miller, Lara, Albini.
Study supervision: Dubovy, Albini.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study is supported in part by Center Core Grant P30EY014801 from the National Institutes of Health; by an unrestricted grant from Research to Prevent Blindness; and by grant W81XWH-09-1-0675 from the Department of Defense.
Role of the Sponsor: The funding sources 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.
Previous Presentations: This paper was presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology; May 5, 2013; Seattle, Washington; at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists; August 25, 2013; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; and at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Ocular Microbiology and Immunology Group; November 15, 2013; New Orleans, Louisiana.