Main Outcome Measures
Abbreviations and Acronyms:ADAGES (African Descent and Glaucoma Evaluation Study), AFEDS (African American Eye Disease Study), AIGS (Advanced Imaging for Glaucoma Study), AL (axial length), CDR (cup-to-disc ratio), CHES (Chinese American Eye Study), LALES (Los Angeles Latino Eye Study), ONH (optic nerve head), RNFL (retinal nerve fiber layer), VCDR (vertical cup-to-disc ratio)
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The author(s) have no proprietary or commercial interest in any materials discussed in this article.
National Eye Institute , Bethesda, Maryland (grant nos.: U10EY011753 , U10EY017337 , U10EY023575 , and R21EY028721 ); and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences , Research Triangle, North Carolina (grant no.: T32ES013678 ).
HUMAN SUBJECTS: Human subjects were included in this study. The human ethics committees at the Los Angeles County/University of Southern California Medical Center approved the study. All research adhered to the tenets of the Declaration of Helsinki. All participants provided informed consent.
No animal subjects were included in this study.
Conception and design: Nousome, Jiang
Analysis and interpretation: Nousome, Burkemper, Torres, Varma, Jiang
Data collection: Nousome, Burkemper, Torres, Varma, Jiang
Obtained funding: N/A; The study was performed as part of regular employment duties at the University of Southern California and the Southern California Eye Insitute. No additional funding was provided.
Overall responsibility: Nousome, Mckean-Cowdin, Richter, Varma, Jiang