*Department of Ophthalmology, Gazi University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey;
†Department of Ophthalmology, Ahi Evran University, Training and Research Hospital, Kırşehir, Turkey;
‡John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah;
§Department of Ophthalmology, Afyonkarahisar Health Sciences University Faculty of Medicine, Afyon, Turkey;
¶Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India;
**Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan;
††Istanbul Retina Institute, Istanbul, Turkey;
‡‡Langone Eye Center, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York;
§§Eyecare Clinic, Brescia, Italy;
¶¶Thind Eye Hospital in Model Town, Jalandhar, India;
***Banker's Retina Clinic and Laser Centre, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, India;
†††Research Institute of Ophthalmology, Cairo, Egypt;
‡‡‡Memorial Institute of Ophthalmological Research, Giza, Egypt;
§§§Department of Ophthalmology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan; and
¶¶¶Department of Ophthalmology, Marmara University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Reprint requests: Sengul Ozdek, MD, FEBO, FASRS, Ophthalmology Department, Gazi University School of Medicine, Besevler, 06500 Ankara, Turkey; e-mail: [email protected]
This work was supported by the National Institutes of Health EY014800 and an Unrestricted Grant from Research to Prevent Blindness, Inc, New York, NY, to the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Utah; and the National Institutes of Health R01EY015130 and R01EY017011 to M.E.H.
None of the authors has any financial/conflicting interests to disclose.
Supplemental digital content is available for this article. Direct URL citations appear in the printed text and are provided in the HTML and PDF versions of this article on the journal's Web site (www.retinajournal.com).
It is to specifically state “No Competing interests are at stake and there is No Conflict of Interest” with other people or organizations that could inappropriately influence or bias the content of the paper.