Introduction: The Power and Paradox of Aravind

1. Data supplied by Aravind Eye Care System, 2011.

2. See “Surgical Quality: Aravind vs. United Kingdom,”in “Resources.”

3. See “Surgeon Productivity: A U.S.-India Comparison,” in “Resources.”

4. R. D. Ravindran, R. D. Thulasiraj, “Aravind Eye Care System: Developing Sustainable Eyecare,” Cataract & Refractive Surgery (March 2006),

5. Data supplied by LAICO, Aravind Eye Care System, 2011.

6. Justin Huggler interview with Dr. V, Aravind-Madurai, 2005.

Part I: The 5-Minute, $15 Cure: On Efficiency and Compassion

Chapter 1: Of Burgers and Blindness

1. World Health Organization, “Visual impairment and blindness,” Fact Sheet No. ...

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