Conflict of interest declaration: Fiona J Rowe

Roles in: Eyes and Vision Group

1. In the past three years have you accepted the following from an organisation that may gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)?

a) Reimbursement for attending a conference or symposium (including travel, accommodation and/or hospitality)?
Yes - Travel funds from Haag Streit AG (Switzerland), Zeiss Meditec (USA), UTS (Sydney, Australia)

b) Fees for speaking?
No

c) Fees for organising education?
No

d) Funds for research?
Yes - The Stroke Association NIHR Thomas Pocklington Trust

e) Funds for a member of staff?
Yes - NIHR, The Stroke Association

f) Fees for consulting?
Yes - Haag Streit AG (Switzerland)

g) Royalty payments?
Yes - Textbook royalties from Wiley and CRC press publishers

2. In the past three years have you or your spouse/partner been employed by an organization that may in any way gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
No

3. Do you own stocks or shares in companies that may gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
No

4. Do you hold any patents for products that that may lead you to gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
No

5. Do you have any other competing interests (financial or non-financial)?
No