Louis B. Cantor, M.D.

Chairman and Professor of Ophthalmology   
Jay C. and Lucile L. Kahn Professor of Glaucoma Research and Education
Director, Glaucoma Service  


Specialization/Research Interests

  • Glaucoma laser therapy
  • Glaucoma surgical therapy
  • Glaucoma pharmaceutical and biomedical research

Education and Training

  • A.B. - Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
  • M.D. - Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Internship - St. Vincent Hospital and Health Care Center, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Residency - Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Fellowship (Glaucoma) - Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Certification/Special Training 

  • American Board of Ophthalmology


Dr. Cantor's publications as indexed in




Professional organizations
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
    • Senior Secretary for Clinical Education
    • Board of Trustees
    • Executive Committee  
  • American Board of Ophthalmology
    • Mentor associate examiner for oral boards
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology (IAO)
    • Past President
    • Board of Directors
  • Society of Heed Fellows
  • American Ophthalmological Society
  • Spaeth Glaucoma Fellows Society
  • Prevent Blindness America
    • Ophthalmological Associate 1986 –present
    • Chairman, Medical Advisory Board, 1986-2012
Honors and Awards

         2010:  Ophthalmologist of the Year, Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology
         2006:  Otis R. Bowen, M.D. Distinguished Leadership Award,
                    Indiana University School of Medicine
         2004:  Jay C. and Lucile L. Kahn Professor of Glaucoma Research and Education
         2004:  Visionary Service Award, Prevent Blindness Indiana

Editorial and Review Boards

  • JAMA Ophthalmology (previously Archives of Ophthalmology) - reviewer
  • American  Journal of Ophthalmology – reviewer
  • Ophthalmology – reviewer
  • Ophthalmologica – reviewer
  • Journal of Glaucoma reviewer
  • British Journal of Ophthalmology – reviewer
  • Ocular Surgery News – editorial board
  • Eye-Net Audio - editorial board

University Service

  • Member, Executive Committee of IUMG-Specialty Care, IU School of Medicine; Indiana University Health
  • Member, Contracting Advisory Board Committee, IU School of Medicine,
    Indiana University Health
  • Member, Deans Clinical Chairs Committee, IU School of Medicine,
    Indiana University Health
  • Member, Board of Directors-Specialty Care, IU School of Medicine,
    Indiana University Health



Bausch+Lomb, Inc., 05/13 – present


A Randomized, Multicenter, Double-Masked, Parallel-Group Study comparing the safety and efficacy of BOL-303259-X 0.024%  (Latanoprostene Bunoda) Ophthalmic Solution with Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Solution 0.5% in subjects with Open-Angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension - APOLLO Study

Gllakos Corporation,
05/13 - present


Post-Approval Study of the Glaukos ® iStent® Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent System in Conjunction with Cataract Surgery: Extended Follow-up of the PreMarket Cohort – GTS100-PAS

InnFocus, Inc.
, 07/13 - present


A Randomized Study Comparing the Safety and Efficacy of the InnFocus MicroShunt™ Glaucoma Drainage System to Standard Trabeculectomy In Subjects with Primary Open Angle Glaucoma


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