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Retinoblastoma Survivor Shows Cubs® World Series Spirit with Prosthetic Eye

Posted on 2016-11-01

In honor of the Chicago Cubs® playing in the World Series tonight, we wanted to share more on Beckham, the 7-year-old Retinoblastoma survivor who proudly wears a Cub’s logo prosthetic eye. Beckham’s mother, Erin, says that he first began exhibiting signs of “The Glow” in May 2012. By June 2012, the family became worried and scheduled… Read more »

KTG | Glow of the Month

Glow of the Month: Coloboma

Posted on 2016-10-12

Coloboma is a condition where a gap occurs in the tissue that surrounds the eye. Coloboma is caused when the eyes do not form properly during pregnancy and can affect about one in every 10,000 births. This condition can affect one or both eyes. The gap can be small or large, normally occurring in the bottom portion… Read more »

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Glow of the Month: Retinoblastoma

Posted on 2016-09-27

Know the Glow’s “Glow of the Month” is Retinoblastoma. We chose Retinoblastoma because September is Childhood Cancer Month. Retinoblastoma is a cancer that starts in the retina and is most commonly found in infants and young children. Share your Retinoblastoma stories on Facebook today and follow Know the Glow to learn more about this rare… Read more »

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#SelfiesSaveSight

Posted on 2016-08-22

Join Our #SelfiesSaveSight Campaign! Share your (or your child’s) eye-selfie, a self-taken photo of your eye, with hashtag #KnowTheGlow and text GLOW to 80077 to donate $5 to join our #SelfiesSaveSight campaign. Your donation in combination with your eye-selfie will help Know The Glow® save sight by taking “Glow”-awareness to parents and families in need… Read more »

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Introducing Know The Glow®’s “Glow” Of The Month!

Posted on 2016-08-12

Coats’ Disease Know The Glow® is proud to introduce our new “Glow” of the Month series! Starting with Coats’ Disease, we’re highlighting a “Glow”-related vision disease or condition each month. The “Glow” of the Month for August is Coats’ Disease. To help us kick-off our first month of this series, and to recognize Coats’ Disease… Read more »

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Know The Glow® Coloring Page

Posted on 2016-07-28

Grab Some Crayons! Know The Glow® is excited to introduce our first coloring page! Not only is it a fun activity for kids, but it’s a great learning tool as well. Parents can use this coloring page as both a boredom-buster and a way to start a conversation with their child about “The Glow.” Our… Read more »

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Know The Glow® Branded Apparel is Here!

Posted on 2016-07-14

The. Wait. Is. Over. We have received your questions about where to purchase Know The Glow® apparel and accessories, and we are excited to announce the launch of our new branded merchandise! Know The Glow has made a Zazzle® store to bring our “Glow” families and friends the branded apparel they have been asking for.… Read more »

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Press Release: Collaboration Brings Vision Awareness to Spanish Community

Posted on 2016-07-08

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Collaboration Brings Awareness of Childhood Blindness Prevention To Spanish Communities Los Angeles, Calif., (July 8, 2016)—Two organizations committed to ending childhood blindness and other eye diseases—Know The Glow® and Retinoblastoma International—have teamed up to boost awareness within LA’s Spanish-speaking communities Know The Glow is a global campaign committed to spreading awareness about… Read more »

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Where in the World is Know The Glow?

Posted on 2016-06-29

Explore Know The Glow’s Global Outreach Efforts Know The Glow® has been working to spread awareness for Leukocoria, or glowing eyes, for years, and now our message has spread around the world. We want to show you where and how Know the Glow is making a difference across the globe. Family Outreach Through its online… Read more »

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Join us for a special Know The Glow® event!

Posted on 2016-03-08

Know The Glow® Global Awareness Campaign is hosting a benefit 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 »

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