Figure 1 of Yan, Mol Vis 2008; 14:2282-2291.

Figure 1. Progression of cataract in the left lenses of untreated diabetic rats, group VII, assessed at the slit lamp. The grades are as follows: grade 0, clear; grade 1, clear nuclear with wide sutures; grade 2, slight dense nuclear with opacities radiating from sutures; grade 3, dense nuclear without clefts; grade 4, dense nuclear with clefts; grade 5, nuclear cataract with clefts; grade 6, nuclear cataract with dense radial opacities; and grade 7, nuclear cataract with whole lens opacities.