*Ophthalmology Unit, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Rome, Italy;
†Catholic University of Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy;
‡Department of Neuroscience, Psychology, Drug Research, and Child Health, Eye Clinic, University of Florence, Florence, Italy;
§Department of Ophthalmology, Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal de Créteil, Créteil, France;
¶Ophthalmology Unit, University of Verona, Verona, Italy;
**Ophthalmology, Department of Surgical, Medical and Molecular Pathology, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy; and
††Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto di Neuroscienze, Pisa, Italy.
Reprint requests: Alfonso Savastano, MD, Ophthalmology Unit, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Rome, Italy; (e-mail: [email protected]).
None of the authors has any financial/conflicting interests to disclose.
Conceptualization, E.C.; methodology, E.C.; software, E.C.; validation, S.R. and M.C.S.; formal analysis, E.C.; investigation, A.B, A.D.F, A.M.M, An.S., Al.S, C.R., D.B., F.M., G.G., G.D.A., M.C.S., P.B., R.K., T.C., U.D.V, A.M., and E.S.; resources, A.B, A.D.F, A.M.M, An.S., Al.S, C.R., D.B., F.M., G.G., G.D.A., M.C.S., P.B., R.K., T.C., U.D.V, A.M., and E.S.; data curation, M.C.S, A.D.F., and P.B.; writing—original draft preparation, E.C.; writing—review and editing, A.l.S, M.C.S., and S.R.; supervision, S.R.; and project administration, M.C.S. and E.C. All authors have read and agreed to the published version of the manuscript.
All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.
Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.