disrupting the light transmission which enables a person to see. The result is hereditary hyperferritinemia cataract syndrome (hhcs an inherited condition of early-onset cataracts which could be dangerously confused with hemochromatosis (iron overload) unless a person is diagnosed using the full iron panel : Hemoglobin : the iron-containing. A liver biopsy will show that the patient does not have iron overload. This means that ferritin is constantly being made no matter whether iron levels are high or low. Attachment, posted on Mon, June 20, 2016 by Kayla Wiles. Iron chelation therapy is the removal of excess iron from the body with special drugs.