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  1. San-Ni Chen1,2,
  2. Iebin Lian3,4
  1. 1 Department of Ophthalmology, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan
  2. 2 School of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
  3. 3 Graduate Institute of Statistics and Information Science, National Changhua University of Education, Changhua, Taiwan
  4. 4 Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
  1. Correspondence to Dr San-Ni Chen, Department of Ophthalmology, Changhua Christian Hospital, No.135, Nanhsiao St., Changhua City 500, Taiwan; 108562{at}

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  • Contributors S-NC contributed to the conception of the letter and final approval of the version to be published. S-NC and IL contributed to drafting and revising the letter critically for important intellectual content. No other people were involved in this work.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval Institutional Review Board in Changhua Christian Hospital.

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