Know The Glow ®
Know the Glow is a global nonprofit leader in identifying preventable glow-related childhood eye diseases.
We empower parents to see their child’s vision in a new light by raising awareness about The Glow (medically known as leukocoria) and encouraging them to make sure their young children receive comprehensive eye exams by an eye specialist.
When caught early, more than 80% of all childhood blindness is preventable.
Diseases common to “The Glow”:
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s pediatric oncologist, Dr. Rachel Brennan, knows exactly what it’s like to be a so-called “helicopter mom” when it comes to your child’s health. In both her personal and professional opinion, Dr. Brennan believes that expressing your concerns as a parent is imperative. Having treated many children (including some of our… Read more »
Using The CRADLE App To Save Sight Gemma’s youngest son was 8 months old when she first noticed a white-eye glow in his photos. Gemma recalled a news article from two years prior on “The Glow” being a sign of eye cancer and became concerned, so she reached out to Know The Glow® through Facebook®.… Read more »
How to know if a genetic eye disorder may impact your family When you look at photos of your little one, do you see a smile, dimples or eyes that look similar to yours? Many babies are born with both visible and invisible family traits passed on from mother and father. We often marvel at… Read more »