About the Authors

Takeshi Soma

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan

Ryuhei Hayashi

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan

Hiroaki Sugiyama

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan

Motokazu Tsujikawa

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan

Shintaro Kanayama

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan

Yoshinori Oie

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan

Kohji Nishida

knishida@ophthal.med.osaka-u.ac.jp

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TS RH MT KN. Performed the experiments: TS RH HS SK. Analyzed the data: TS RH HS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TS RH HS SK YO. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: TS RH HS MT YO KN.