Submitted for Publication: September 11, 2014; final revision received December 9, 2014; accepted December 14, 2014.
Published Online: January 29, 2015. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.5963.
Study concept and design: All authors.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Wu, Ayton, Luu.
Drafting of the manuscript: Wu, Ayton.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Wu.
Obtained funding: Wu, Guymer.
Administrative, technical, or material support: All authors.
Study supervision: All authors.
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 research was supported by project grant 1027624 from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), a research grant from the Macular Disease Foundation Australia (MDFA), Bupa Health Foundation (Australia), BrightFocus Foundation, and The Menzies Foundation. The Centre for Eye Research Australia receives operational infrastructure support from the Victorian government and is supported by excellence award 529923 from the National Health and Medical Research Council Center for Clinical Research.
Role of the Funder/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.