Submitted for Publication: August 21, 2014; final revision received November 5, 2014; accepted November 7, 2014.
Published Online: January 15, 2015. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.5627.
Study concept and design: Yazar, Cuellar-Partida, McKnight, Coroneo, Hewitt, MacGregor, Mackey.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Yazar, Cuellar-Partida, McKnight, Quach-Thanissorn, Mountain, Pennell, Hewitt, MacGregor, Mackey.
Drafting of the manuscript: Yazar, Cuellar-Partida, Quach-Thanissorn, Coroneo, MacGregor, Mackey.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Yazar, Cuellar-Partida, McKnight, Mountain, Pennell, Hewitt, MacGregor, Mackey.
Statistical analysis: Yazar, Cuellar-Partida, Quach-Thanissorn, MacGregor.
Obtained funding: Coroneo, Pennell, Hewitt, MacGregor, Mackey.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Yazar, McKnight, Mountain, Coroneo, Pennell, Mackey.
Study supervision: Hewitt, MacGregor, Mackey.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: All authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest and none were reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported by an Australian Research Council Future and Australian National Health Fellowship and a Medical Research Council Career Development Fellowship (Dr MacGregor). The cohorts in this study were supported by the University of Western Australia (UWA), Telethon Kids Institute, Raine Medical Research Foundation, Women’s and Infants’ Research Foundation, Faculty of Medicine UWA, Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, grants 1021105 and 350415 from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council Project, Lions Eye Institute, Australian Foundation for the Prevention of Blindness, Alcon Research Institute, grant R01EY018246 from the National Eye Institute, Centre for Inherited Diseases Research, Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust, Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia, American Health Assistance Foundation, Peggy and Leslie Cranbourne Foundation, Foundation for Children, Jack Brockhoff Foundation, Pfizer Australia Senior Research Fellowship, and Victorian Government of Australia.
Role of the Funder/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.