What are "Christmas Tree" Cataracts?!?!

There are different types of cataracts, and some are associated with certain systemic conditions. The cataract pictured below is called a "Christmas Tree Cataract." I'm sure by looking at it, you can figure out how it got it's name! Christmas Tree Cataracts are commonly associated with Myotonic Dystrophy, a disorder that can cause progressive weakness in the muscles.