High levels of sugar in the blood contribute to cataract formation, so it is not surprising that people with diabetes are three to four times at risk for getting cataracts. Blood sugar interferes with the lens's ability to pump out excess fluid from the eye and maintain its clarity. With too much dietary intake of sugar, this function can become difficult and sometimes impossible. Cataract prevention is especially important for people with diabetes, because diabetic retinopathy can accelerate for six months following cataract surgery.
Dr Robert Rowen, editor of Second Opinion , developed a formula to be used three times daily which can be made by pharmacies with the following ingredients: (Make it yourself. The pharmacy will charge you about $100.)
DMSO - percent (Get the Blue glass bottle on Amazon $)
Vitamin C - percent
Glutathione - percent
Famed herbalist Dr. John Christopher also reported treating cataracts successfully with his herbal eyebright eye drops formula. Some suggest that a combination of the DMSO formula and eyebright might be the best eye drop treatment option of all.