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KTG | Dr. Brennan

Knowing the Signs of Eye Cancer in Children Can Save Sight

Posted on 2017-05-25

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 »

KTG | Using The CRADLE App

How To Identify Children’s Vision Problems With a Mobile App

Posted on 2017-05-23

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 »

Know The Glow | FEVR

Glow of the Month: Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy

Posted on 2017-04-27

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 »

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Know The Glow’s 2017 Annual Fundraiser at Jimmy Choo

Posted on 2017-04-06

Thank You To All Who Made Our Annual Fundraiser a Success! Thank you to all of our fantastic guests, donors and to Jimmy Choo Beverly Hills for helping us make our fourth-annual fundraiser a huge success! This year’s event would not have been possible without your support. Know The Glow® would also like to give… Read more »

Know The Glow | March Parenting Blogs

Parents with Vision: Top Parenting Blogs of March

Posted on 2017-03-31

Our Favorite Bloggers of the Month If you’re looking for a little parenting advice or tips for keeping your little ones happy when they’re feeling under the weather, we’ve got the perfect resources for you! A Mom’s Take Janel at “A Mom’s Take” is a mom blogger who writes about recipes, parenting, DIY and more.… Read more »

Know The Glow | Parents with Vision

Parents with Vision: Top Parenting Blogs of the Month

Posted on 2017-02-28

Know the Glow’s Favorite Bloggers Know The Glow® is introducing our “Parents with Vision” series, where we highlight some of our favorite parenting blogs who are doing great things in parenting, family wellness or children’s health.   Happy, Healthy Kids Our first blogger is Kelley of “Happy, Healthy Kids”. Kelley posts about food, fitness, wellness,… Read more »

How To Save Sight with Know The Glow Awareness Products

How To Save Sight with Know The Glow® Awareness Products

Posted on 2017-02-27

Creating Awareness Through Know The Glow Products Know The Glow® features an online Zazzle® store that sells “Glow” awareness products and apparel. Our store features everyday items like T-shirts, hoodies, hats, mugs and more. Wearing or using some of this Glow gear around your community is a great way to raise awareness of the Glow and… Read more »

Glow of the Month | Retinopathy of Prematurity

Glow of the Month: Retinopathy of Prematurity

Posted on 2017-02-17

What to Know About Newborn Eyesight Having a baby is a very joyful time in your life. Along with the joy, though, comes a lot of questions about the health and care for your baby. This is especially true with babies that are born prematurely. One possible condition that may affect your premature baby is Retinopathy… Read more »

KTG | Refractive Error

Glow of the Month: Refractive Error

Posted on 2017-01-26

What is Refractive Error? According to the National Eye Institute, refractive errors occur when the shape of the eye does not bend light correctly, preventing light from focusing on the retina. This results in blurry vision in either adults or young children. Refractive error is the medical term for several common eye conditions. Different Types… Read more »

Know The Glow | Angela Townsend

Author Angela Townsend gives back after son’s battle with Bilateral Retinoblastoma

Posted on 2017-01-23

Award-winning author Angela Townsend is using the talent she honed during her son’s cancer treatment to give back to the organization that supported her during her son’s journey with the disease. Angela had seen many warning signs before Levi was diagnosed. On her birthday, as Angela laid Levi down to change his diaper, the angle… Read more »

Diseases common to “The Glow”:

  • Amblyopia
  • Brown Syndrome
  • Cataract
  • Choroidal Osteoma
  • Coats’ Disease
  • Coloboma
  • Congenital Cataract
  • FEVR
  • Norrie’s Disease
  • PHPV
  • Refractive Error
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Dysplasia
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Strabismus
  • Toxocariasis
  • Trauma