Funding for this research was provided by:
National Eye Institute (R01EY026004, P30EY001792)
Research to Prevent Blindness (Dolly Green Scholar, Unrestricted department)
Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness
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Received: 11 January 2019
Accepted: 15 April 2019
First Online: 23 April 2019
Compliance with ethical standards
: All authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest.
: The study followed the tenets of the Declaration of Helsinki and was approved by a University of Illinois at Chicago institutional review board. All subjects provided written informed consent prior to participating.
: No animals were involved in this research.
: 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. This article does not contain any studies with animals performed by any of the authors.
: Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.