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® Global Awareness Campaign is hosting a fundraiser sponsored by Jimmy Choo, Beverly Hills. Enjoy cocktails, shopping, and light bites from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM on Wednesday March 16th and know that Jimmy Choo will donate 15% of all purchases made during the evening, in addition to purchases made one week prior …read more »
Knowing “The Glow” is an essential step to preventing childhood blindness, but learning how to detect “The Glow” is just as important. “The Glow,” otherwise known as Leukocoria, is an abnormal red eye reflex that appears as a white or golden “Glow” in the pupil. This white eye “Glow” sometimes looks like a cat’s eye …read more »
How do you raise awareness for the causes close to your heart? For Natalie Galarza, mother and public health nurse, her son’s Coats’ Disease diagnosis sent her on a mission to educate others known as #mommaonamission. Galarza’s son was diagnosed in July after visiting a local theme park. While Natalie’s husband, Ismael, was taking photos …read more »