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”:
Every year on the first Monday of October, we celebrate Child Health Day. This year, Child Health Day fell on October 1st which sets the tone for the whole month. Child Health Day is an opportunity to learn more and to review guidelines and procedures that are crucial to monitoring and encouraging healthy living in… Read more »
October is Blindness Awareness Month which educates the public about both the diseases that cause blindness and the enormous capacity of those who suffer vision loss or total blindness themselves. The cultural conception of blindness is much different from its reality. “Blindness” is often presented as a completely incapacitating disability of total vision loss. In… Read more »
When it comes to protecting your child’s vision, one of the simplest methods can often be overlooked or lost in the shuffle. School-aged children should be getting vision tests as early as possible. The Association of Optometrists in the UK suggests that children as young as three-years-old should start having regular sight tests. We at… Read more »