Share the Love, Know “the Glow”!

Roses are red Violets are blue Please watch for “the Glow” It could be a clue! Happy Valentine’s Day from Know The Glow! On this day dedicated to love, we can think of no better way to celebrate than encouraging you to share the love! …

2019 Jimmy Choo Event Was A Success!

It was an incredible evening. The conversation sparkled, everyone looked gorgeous—but most importantly, your generosity helped raise enough money to fund next year’s efforts. You stood up (many in sky-high heels!) against childhood blindness—and we love you for it.  This is a deeply personal campaign, …

Glow of the Month: Retinoblastoma

The mission of Know The Glow is to raise awareness and understanding of a symptom of over 20 different eye conditions and diseases — a signal that may be looking you straight in the eye. “The Glow” is a white or golden reflex that sometimes …

Glow of the Month: Retinoblastoma

The month of January is a crucial time to spread awareness of the “sneak thief of sight” — Glaucoma. Glaucoma is the most common cause of blindness in the US. Three million people already have Glaucoma and there are some predictions that the number will …

Give the best gift you can this holiday season

The twinkling lights, silver bells, bright colors, and familiar faces of the holiday season are sights we look forward to seeing every year. But it is a sad truth that many children will not be able to enjoy the beloved and familiar sights of this …

Life, well-lived

In November, Know The Glow received two stories from women diagnosed with retinoblastoma, one in the 1930s and the other in 1960s. Separated by a generation, both were diagnosed at 18 months of age and have gone on to live long, happy lives following having their eyes …

Advances in fighting cancer

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 …

Advances in fighting cancer

When a child is diagnosed with an eye-condition or disease, their whole world can be upended. They can go from normal, happy child to a never-ending sequence of doctors visits, surgeries, physical therapy and, at times, chemotherapy. This unhappy process is often made “survivable” by …

Child Health Day

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 …