Funding for this research was provided by:
National Research Foundation Singapore (Clinician Scientist Award-Senior Investigator JRNMRR163801)
Received: 5 September 2020
Accepted: 23 November 2020
First Online: 4 December 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The donor corneas were procured from Eye Institute for Transplant and Research Inc. (Tampa, FL, USA) with consent for clinical and research use taken at the time of retrieval by the next of kin. The study protocol was approved by the Centralized Institutional Research Board, SingHealth, Singapore (2015/2320), and carried out following the tenets of the Declaration of Helsinki.
: All authors approved for publication; no consent from external sectors.
: No financial and non-financial competing interest exists for any author.