9 07, 2021

What is QMR (Quantum Molecular Resonance)?

2021-07-09T08:48:13+01:00July 9th, 2021|News|

Optometrists and ophthalmologists can treat dry eye disease using weak alternate electrical current patterns using Quantum Molecular Resonance (QMR).
QMR emits an alternating electrical signal containing a specific range of frequencies, from 4 to 16 MHz, that are the same as the molecular bonds in biological tissue[1].

Subsequent studies found widening the range of frequencies, from 4 to […]

9 07, 2021

What causes Dry Eye Disease?

2021-07-09T08:47:45+01:00July 9th, 2021|News|

Dry eye disease (DED) can be defined as a disorder that is caused by tear deficiency or excessive tear evaporation.

Dry eye if left untreated can cause damage to the ocular surface, cause tear instability and tear hyperosmolarity.


DED develops as a result of:

Aqueous deficiency – Aqueous deficiency occurs because of reduced aqueous production from the lacrimal glands[1].

Mucin deficiency – […]

9 07, 2021

How to treat Dry Eye Disease?

2021-07-09T08:47:07+01:00July 9th, 2021|News|

Dry eye develops when a reduction in the quantity or quality of tears occurs, causing the tear film to become unstable and break up earlier than normal, leading to dry spots on the cornea. Dry eye can be treated with a variety of medications and procedures.

Prescription medications used to treat dry eyes include[1]:

– Drugs to reduce eyelid inflammation. […]

1 07, 2021

Five key features of the DRSplus

2021-07-01T17:03:50+01:00July 1st, 2021|News|

The DRSplus device from iCare sets a class-leading standard in retinal imaging thanks to its confocal fundus imaging system and white LED illumination.

Compared to other market-leading alternatives, the state-of-the-art DRSplus is a feature-rich fundus imaging camera that offers many impressive plus points for both large chain and smaller independent opticians.

Here, we explore five key features of the iCare DRSplus:


Multiple imaging […]

1 07, 2021

Tips for managing hay fever symptoms affecting the eyes

2021-07-01T16:42:36+01:00July 1st, 2021|News|

Hay fever affects one in five people at some stage of their life. It is a common allergic reaction caused by pollen. Symptoms of hay fever can include itchy, red or watery eyes, a runny nose, congested sinuses and sneezing.[1]

Pollen is fine powder released by plants during summer in order to pollinate. When pollen comes into contact with […]

14 06, 2021

iCare launch new Eidon Ultra-Widefield Module Lens

2021-06-14T12:04:28+01:00June 14th, 2021|News|

iCare’s new lens for the Eidon family fundus imaging devices gives an even wider view of the retina, with 200° now visible.


Finnish ophthalmological medical device manufacturer – iCare – have launched their newest accessory for their Eidon product range – the “Eidon Ultra-Widefield Lens”, which is available to order through Mainline Instruments.

iCare uses TrueColor confocal technology to give unsurpassed image […]

4 06, 2021

Optomed launch new E-Safe disposable eye cups for hygienic retinal imaging

2021-06-04T11:48:53+01:00June 4th, 2021|News|

Optomed E-Safe is a single patient use disposable eye cup that can be used with Optomed Aurora and Smartscope cameras offering safe and hygienic retinal imaging for the patients.


Finnish medical technology company – Optomed – have launched their newest accessory for their handheld fundus cameras – the “E-Safe Disposable Eye Cup”, which will be available to order from Mainline Instruments […]

25 05, 2021

What is Uveitis?

2021-07-23T14:39:19+01:00May 25th, 2021|News|

Uveitis is when an inflammatory disease produces swelling and redness within the eye, and destroys the eye tissue. If left untreated it can lead to scarring or vision loss.

The inflammation occurs within the uvea, which is the middle layer of the eye, which includes the iris, ciliary body and choroid. However, it can also affect the lens, retina, optic nerve […]