If this is proved that humans can use it this ingredient will be sale as non invasive treatment for special individuals with moderate shapes of cataracts.
The first thing that scientist have discovered is that lanosterol can block the cataracts. This happened due the observation of two Chinese child. Upon closer examination, it became clear that the children shared a mutation that blocked the production of the steroid lanosterol.
Cataracts will develop when protein in the lens builds up and prevent light from getting through. It is very expected to be developed in older age, but this doesn’t mean that it can’t be developed at early age.
Beside that removing cataracts surgery is easy and safe, this will help 50 million Americans from blindness.
Despite not yet being administered, the study is already causing excitement.