Interview with Dwayne Collins

It is often said that if you want to get something done right, do it yourself. When speaking with Dwayne Collins, a self-taught and internationally renowned ocularist from Australia, it was immediately clear to Megan Webber, Co-Founder of KnowTheGlow, that Dwayne took this axiom to …

7th Annual Know The Glow Event hosted by Jimmy Choo

We’re thrilled to invite you to an elegant evening of shopping, light bites, and cocktails on Thursday, October 13, 2022 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Jimmy Choo in Beverly Hills! A percentage of all purchases will go directly towards providing critical sight-saving support and education to …

Interview with Dr. Juame Català

Dr. Jaume Català-Mora had wanted to be a doctor from a very young age, but it was life itself that specifically led him to become a pediatric retinal ophthalmologist.  Dr. Català-Mora studied ophthalmology at the Bellvitge Hospital and found himself gravitating toward retinal diseases. It …

Interview with Chantal Kritzinger

Chantal Kritzinger, an ocularist in Johannesburg, South Africa,  always knew she wanted to go into a helping profession. After completing high school, she pursued studies in psychology and gravitated toward working with adults with special needs until a desire to study further gave way to …

PreventBlindness.Org

Prevent Blindness (PB) has been preserving sight and preventing blindness in the United States for more than 100 years!  Established in New York in 1908, Prevent Blindness was the second national voluntary organization in the US preceded only by the American Lung Association.  As Megan …

Interview with Murali Krishnamurthy

Last year, Megan Webber, Co-Founder of KnowTheGlow, had the privilege of speaking with Bharath Balasubramaniam, President of the Sankara Eye Foundation and Eye Institute, an organization at the forefront of universal comprehensive eye care in India. Bharath introduced Megan to Murali Krishnamurthy and the two …

Interview with Dr. Rajeev Ramchandran

As a young boy, Dr. Rajeev Ramchandran remembers spending a lot of time with his aunt. In the 1970’s, his father had returned to India to visit his sister, Dr. Ramchandran’s aunt, and noticed that she was having trouble seeing her university books. She was …

Flaum Eye Institute Welcomes Dr. Vikas Khetan!

A few weeks ago, Megan Webber and Christina Gill had a wonderful opportunity to sit down and meet one of Rochester’s newest ophthalmologists, Dr. Vikas Khetan. Dr. Khetan moved with his wife and son in February 2022 to Rochester, New York. He was brought on …

Meet Erin LaFleche, Founder of Specs for Little Heros 

Erin LaFleche, Founder of Specs for Little Heros (http://www.specsforlittleheroes.com/index.html)  was delighted to catch up with KnowTheGlow Co-Founder Megan Webber last week. It has been 11 years since Erin’s son, Justin,  lost his eye to Stage D retinoblastoma but today he is a thriving and typical …