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”:
We’re really excited here at Know the Glow when advances in cancer research come through. In October a huge step forward in fighting cancer was recognized with a shared Nobel-prize in Physiology or Medicine awarded to Jim Allison, the chair of immunology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and Japanese immunologist Tasuku Honjo. Their… Read more »
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 »