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India's total population 118 Crores1.
Daily Death - 62389
Daily Birth - 86853 If Daily Dead People Donate their Eyes, within 11 Days All Blinds will be able to see
Then in India there will be NO Blinds.
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This was shared in Facebook. The picture asserts that there are theoretically enough donors to solve most blindness in India.

The numbers suggest a maximum of 28% rejects. Does a good organ donation system make a decisive impact agaisnt blindness, given that all dead people cant give useful transplants?


  1. Note that a corere is equlivient to 10,000,000 so the total population cited is 1,180,000,000.
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I suspect that just comparing numbers will not be sufficient for this. In short, just because someone is an organ donor doesn't mean that the organs can be used for a very long list of reasons. Furthermore, just because some organs can be used, doesn't mean that all can. –  rob Jun 25 '12 at 18:19
    
Hmmm...corneal transplants are safe and easy, so cataract patients can be treated with dead people's eyes, but that is hardly "all blind". –  dmckee Jun 25 '12 at 18:19
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Why the statistic for Daily Birth? Shouldn't there instead be a statistic about how many blind people there are? - Eye Donor FAQ; According to the WHO 80% of all visual impairment can be avoided or cured. –  Oliver_C Jun 25 '12 at 20:47
    
Please explain your figure for "28% rejects". It doesn't seem to follow from the numbers given. –  Oddthinking Dec 5 '12 at 0:01
    
The claim provided is that ALL blindness will be removed, but the question title is "most" blindness, which no-one is claiming, making it more difficult to answer the question. –  Oddthinking Dec 5 '12 at 0:02
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