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 Tuesday, Megan Webber, Co-Founder of KnowTheGlow, starts her day with a 6:30 am zoom call with Dr. Himika Gupta and her team as they are winding down their day at 8 pm in Mumbai, India—which means Dr. Gupta is at the end of a very long and exhaustive day of seeing patients and surgery. … Read more »
Dr. Andrew Blaikie was fresh out of the cataract operating theatre in NHS Fife, Scotland when Megan Webber, Co-Founder of KnowTheGlow sat down to zoom with the ophthalmologist and senior lecturer at the University of St Andrews School of Medicine. Dr. Blaikie came into focus for Megan Webber and KTG by way of Dr. Ramesh… Read more »
As the Country Director for Orbis India, you would assume that Dr. Rishi Raj Borah has an origin story similar to that of many pre-eminent advocates leading the charge in the early diagnosis and treatment of childhood blindness; but Dr. Borah’ story is more a tale of action inspired by compassion. Dr. Borah began his… Read more »