Megan and Ben’s Story

Diagnosis: Coats’ Disease Uploading family photos is something we all do – posting and sharing across our social platforms or saving to our phones for easy access. This is especially true for parents of young children, capturing milestone moments of those first years of life. Normally, we …

Clayton’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Retinoblastoma Starting in March 2015, we noticed an odd reflection in Clayton’s right eye. We never noticed “The Glow” in pictures because I rarely use a flash when taking photos. However, the reflection I noticed concerned me, so on Wednesday June 17, 2015 I took …

Alfie’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Coats’ Disease Alfie was diagnosed on the 09/30/15 with Coats’ Disease at the Royal London Hospital, here’s how I noticed it: At the end of August 2015, I noticed a photo taken at my eldest son’s wedding where there was a “Glow” in my youngest …

Landon’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Coats’ Disease The Friday after Thanksgiving 2015, I put my 2 boys (ages 4 and 2) in matching Christmas pajamas and took their picture in front of the Christmas tree. I usually do not use a flash, but somehow it was on this time and …

Delilah’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Hyperopia, Astigmatism and Amblyopia It was a typical Friday night out for my significant other and I. My 4 ½ year old, Delilah, was at her father’s house this particular weekend visiting as she does every other weekend. It was through a particular photo her …

Isaiah’s Story

Diagnosis: Coats’ Disease My son, Isaiah, was diagnosed with Coats’ Disease in his left eye when he was 5-years-old. It all started with a picture taken from my best friend’s cell phone camera. She took a picture of Isaiah and her daughter, and she showed me …

Ayden’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Retinoblastoma A few short weeks ago, Ayden’s mother, Kristin, felt concerned with the odd coloring of Ayden’s right eye. The difference in coloring only revealed itself in some lighting. At two-years-old his eyes were tracking together appropriately and no issues were identified at the doctor’s …

Stanley’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: FEVR Stanley was born on May 15, 2014.  He was a very healthy little boy, but had some “quirky” behaviors that meant nothing at the time to his mother, Jessica.  But looking back, Jessica realizes these may have been signs of the vision issues that …

Payton’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Retinoblastoma In July of 2014, my son, Payton was standing in my laundry room. He turned his head to the side and I noticed a glow in his right eye. I immediately had a bad feeling about it. I thought back to a story I …

Jaden’s Glow Story

Diagnosis: Retinoblastoma Alex Muñoz, Jaden’s mother, noticed a strange “Glow” in photos from the time he was just a baby.  She took many photos of him using a disposable camera with a flash, as it was before digital photography was popular.  Time and again, Alex saw …