Details: a Retinoblastoma artistic expression event

After six years at the helm of the third LVPEI Tertiary Center in Andhra Pradesh, Dr. Anasua Kapoor saw the inauguration of the “Hima Bindu Yalamanchili Centre for Eye Cancer” at the Vijayawada’s Kode Venkatadri Chowdary campus, LV Prasad Eye Institute this past November 2020. …

Welcome to Poorvi Saxena!

Posted on 2021-04-20 Know The Glow is proud to highlight the work of Poorvi Saxena from Pune, Maharashtra, India.  Poorvi is a 2nd year Bachelors of Optometry student studying in Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Medical College School of Optometry in Pune.  She is interested in …

Raising Awareness!

Dr. Clare Gilbert, Mr. Richard Bowman and Dr. Aeesha Malik have been diligently working to increase global awareness and early detection of blinding and even potentially deadly childhood eye diseases (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5820629/).   Based in London, their collective reach spans the globe from Latin America across …

Winner of the 2020 Navarrete Family Belt Contest!

On behalf of the entire Know the Glow team, we are excited to announce that Austin is the winner of the 2nd annual “Navarrete Championship of Awareness Belt Award”!   Austin is a true Superhero who is determined to share his experience fighting Retinoblastoma to …

Dr. Himika Gupta

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 …

Dr. Borah of Orbis India

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 …

Dr. Andrew Blaikie

Posted on 2020-12-29 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 …

KNOW THE GLOW INTERVIEWS DR. BRENDA GALLIE

Childhood blindness in India is estimated to be five times as that seen in the developed world. For that reason, KTG is making a concerted effort to reach out to medical professionals in the country to better understand how to reach these children and increase …

KNOW THE GLOW INTERVIEWS DR. BRENDA GALLIE

Picture and bio information from: http://www.sickkids.ca/AboutSickKids/Directory/People/G/Brenda-Gallie.html INTRO: Dr. Brenda Gallie is an ophthalmologist at The Hospital for Sick Children, who specializes exclusively in retinoblastoma. Her research has led her to the discovery of fundamental principles of tumor suppressor genes and the regulation of activity of …

Dr. Yogita Rajgandhi #ICanEyeCan

Know The Glow is proud to introduce Dr. Yogita Rajgandhi, M.S., a leader in preventing, treating, and educating individuals about blindness in India.  In India there are nearly 3.4 million people (including 1.6 million children!) who are blind or visually impaired – many due to …