Eric D. Kanter, M.D. is a graduate of Columbia University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his training at the Scheie Eye Institute of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Kanter was awarded the prestigious Fight for Sight Research Fellowship at the Yale University Eye Center. He has been a Member of the Board and Chief of the Ophthalmology Service at the Short Hills Surgery Center in Millburn, NJ.
Dr. Kanter has been a Principal Investigator in multiple national clinical research trials investigating the use of novel pharmacological agents and surgical techniques in the treatment of macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease. His interests include the surgical repair of complex retinal detachments and the development of protocols identifying the potential role of combination pharmacotherapy in both reducing the severity of vision loss in macular degeneration, as well as, lengthening the intervals between successive treatments.
Dr. Kanter has multiple publications in the peer reviewed literature. He is a frequent lecturer and consultant to both professional groups and industry on recent developments in the treatment of retinal, macular, and vitreous disorders.