Funding for this research was provided by:
Departamento Administrativo de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación (COLCIENCIAS) (111056934589)
Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira (5-14-1)
Universidad del Quindío
Escuela Superior de Oftalmología-Instituto Barraquer de América
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Received: 27 December 2017
Accepted: 11 December 2018
First Online: 25 January 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was conducted according to the tenets of the Declaration of Helsinki, strictly following the Guide for Good Laboratory Procedures. The protocol was approved by the institutional ethical committee (<i>Universidad Tecnológica de Pereir</i>a, Act 06 of May 14, 2012) and the institutional ethical committee (Escuela Superior de Oftalmología, Instituto Barraquer de América Act 03 of March, 2014). All participants provided written informed consent. It was clearly explained to each participant the objectives of the study, informed of their rights to deny participation and assured for the confidentiality. Laboratory results were returned to patients.
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