Submitted for Publication: February 3, 2015; final revision received April 28, 2015; accepted April 28, 2015.
Published Online: June 11, 2015. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1766.
Study concept and design: Queirolo, Jager, Ferrini.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: Barisione, Fabbi, Gino, Spano, Picasso, Ferrini, Gangemi.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Queirolo, Orgiano, Pfeffer, Mosci, Jager, Ferrini, Gangemi.
Statistical analysis: Fabbi, Gino, Pfeffer.
Obtained funding: Ferrini.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Barisione, Orgiano, Spano, Picasso, Pfeffer.
Study supervision: Queirolo, Pfeffer, Mosci, Jager, Ferrini.
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 work was supported by grants from the Italian Ministry of Health (5 × 1000 funds 2011), the Fondazione Compagnia di San Paolo, and the Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca sul Cancro (grant IG 13518). Dr Spano is a recipient of a fellowship “In ricordo di Mara Nahum” by Emme Rouge Onlus, Intergruppo Melanoma Italiano.
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The funders/sponsors had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, or interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.