Help a Good Doggo Keep His Vision

I'm not one to usually ask for help but I just don't know what I'm going to do in this case. I've seen people make a GoFundMe and raised how much they've needed so I figure why not give it a shot. My best friend Maximus, a pitbull terrier mix, has been one of the best friends I could've asked for. I got him as a 6 week old puppy and he was the always running around, playing, and wanting to cuddle. About 4 or 5 months after I got him he started acting weird, not wanting to get up, eat anything, or even drink any water. So after a day of him not wanting to eat or drink I called the vet and set up an appointment for him to get checked out. I took him in and they checked him out, ran some blood work and other tests, and x-rayed his stomach to see if maybe he swallowed something and it was blocking his stomach. The vet told me that they wanted to keep him for a couple days to keep an eye on him and run some more tests, it was one of the hardest thing I've had to do in leaving him for a couple days for him to be checked out and tested which costed around $1224.17. Walking away from him while he was looking me in the eye with the saddest eyes I've ever seen and crying to just go home, it made just sit in my car and cry when I left. So a couple days went by the vet called me and told me I could come pick him up, so I came and picked him up and found out he was a diabetic and I would have to give him two insulin shots a day for the rest of his life. So a couple months went by and out of nowhere the same thing happened so I took him back and the vet let me know that we just needed to up his dose of insulin and it was normal until we find out how much insulin he needs in each shot. This went on for a couple months raising his dose and lowering it, after a couple months and several vet visits later we think we have his dosage right, each visit costed on average of $200 - $350. Fast forward a year and I noticed that he keeps running into things and couldn't see at all when a light was shined in his eye. So I scheduled an appointment to an eye doctor and they told me that he has cataracts that's progressively getting worse and soon he probably won't be able to see and he could develop glaucoma. They gave me some eye drops and some medicine to keep him calm for when he goes into the vet. All in all it costed another $388 just to find out he's going blind and that it'll be $1093 for a pre-op screening and it was going to be $5520.40 for the operation to help keep his eyesight. As soon as I heard that I was floored I don't know what I am going to do. There's no way I could afford to pay $6613 and it just crushed me. I got home and I hugged him while I couldn't stop crying knowing that he was going to eventually be blind and could develop glaucoma. Max is my best friend I don't like to ask for help but I don't have a choice. Anything anyone could donate would be greatly appreciated. I am asking for $10,000 for the operation and future medical bills for his recovery and for his medication.
Below are some pictures of him, of the estimate for the pre-op and operation, and some receipts for his medication and previous vet visits.

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