Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (82000901)
Guangzhou City joint University (Hospital) (Climb Hospital) Basic Research Program (202102010162)
Fundamental Research Funds of the State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology (303060202400201209)
Received: 19 October 2022
Accepted: 5 January 2023
First Online: 18 January 2023
: This study was reviewed and approved by the National Information Governance Board for Health and Social Care and the NHS North West Multicenter Research Ethics Committee (11/NW/0382), the Biobank consortium (application no. 62489), and ethics committee of Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center (reference no. 2017KYPJ094). All participants provided written informed consent for the study. The study was performed in accordance with the tenets of the Declaration of Helsinki.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare no competing interests.