About the Authors

Tao He

Affiliations Eye Center Remin Hospital of Wuhan University Wuhan, Hubei, PR China, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science John Moran Eye Center University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America

Xavier Mortensen

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science John Moran Eye Center University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America

Ping Wang

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science John Moran Eye Center University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America

Ning Tian

ning.tian@hsc.utah.edu

Affiliations Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science John Moran Eye Center University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America, VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: NT. Data curation: TH XM NT. Formal analysis: TH XM NT. Funding acquisition: NT TH. Investigation: TH XM. Methodology: TH XM NT PW. Project administration: NT. Resources: PW. Supervision: NT. Validation: NT. Visualization: TH XM NT. Writing – original draft: NT. Writing – review & editing: NT.