Imagine losing the ability to watch a kite soar, see a fireworks’ display or count the stars. Sadly, many children don’t have to imagine it—they live it.
Nearly one in 80 children is at risk of blindness. Yet in most cases, it’s preventable and curable with a camera and with the knowledge of “The Glow.”
“The Glow,” an abnormal red eye reflex, appears as a white or gold pupil in photographs. Its reflective shine is an indicator of several potentially devastating and preventable childhood eye diseases.
Now YOU know … “The Glow.” Together we can envision a brighter future for our children by sharing stories, photos and a commitment to increase awareness worldwide.
Know The Glow® word-of-mouth circulates in British hospitals. Retinal surgeon and Know The Glow Campaign supporter, Dr. Chien Wong, serving at three of London’s leading hospitals, has noticed increased Know The Glow knowledge within his practice. When our team heard about the increased word-of-mouth, we interviewed Dr. Wong about this growing awareness and his glow-guidance …read more »
Android® users are now able to do what iPhone® users have been able to do since May 2014—scan smartphone photos for a white or yellow eye glow commonly indicative of 16 childhood eye diseases. The CRADLE app also known as the White Eye Detector is now available on Apple® and Android® devices, makes it possible to scan …read more »
Specs for Little Heroes® was inspired by quite the little hero himself—Justin. At the age of three, he was diagnosed with Retinoblastoma, a rare cancer of the eyes impacting 250 to 300 U.S. children each year. An immediate enucleation of the left eye followed. After a nearly three-month recovery, Justin was deemed cancer-free and sent …read more »