Non-24 Disorder – and what can be done about it


Recent studies are showing that 70% of people without vision are having problem with their circadian rhythm, a condition called Non-24 circadian rhythm disorder. Non-24 has some serious consequences: patients are gaining weight, falling asleep during the day, not sleeping at night, developing anxiety, and even suffering from depression.

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If the person in question has some vision, but is wearing a prosthetic eye that prevents light from penetrating, there is a solution: a transparent pupil. By allowing the eye to see light, a person’s circadian rhythm can be reset to help treat their condition.   Other treatments are currently being researched. You can learn about them at

John Stolpe is an Ocularist based in Los Angeles, California. At the office of Advanced Artificial Eyes, we create prosthetic eyes for individuals who want to live comfortably. John Stolpe works tirelessly to produce the absolute highest quality prosthetic eyes to help each and every one of his patients.

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