25 10, 2023

The Cutting-Edge AI Technologies Transforming Eye Care

2023-10-25T17:35:15+01:00October 25th, 2023|News|

AI is transforming the ways in which we look at the workplace. 

In many sectors, heated debates rage on about the ethical usage of AI, with many ophthalmologists and optometrists concerned about the effect AI might have on the industry. 

However, the IOC describes revolutionary AI machine learning technologies […]

5 10, 2023

Mainline’s Industry-Leading Support Service

2023-10-05T15:00:47+01:00October 5th, 2023|News|

Did you know, we don’t just sell the highest quality ophthalmic equipment in the UK, we also service, repair, install and maintain it, too?

At Mainline, we believe that great service extends well beyond the initial sale. That’s why we offer the most extensive support service in the business.  

We have a team of seasoned […]

7 09, 2023

The Importance of Early Myopia Detection & Management

2023-09-19T11:32:07+01:00September 7th, 2023|News|

In recent years, there has been a concerning and notable surge in myopia among children, raising public health alarms worldwide.
According to the World Health Organization, the prevalence of myopia has reached unprecedented levels, affecting around 50% of young individuals in some Asian countries and approximately 42% globally.

This sharp rise has been attributed to various factors, including increased screen time, reduced […]

4 09, 2023

Mainline X OCULUS Partnership announcement

2023-09-04T09:57:47+01:00September 4th, 2023|News|

Mainline Instruments and OCULUS Optikgeräte GmbH Forge a Powerful Distribution Partnership to Elevate Optical Technology in the UK

Mainline Instruments, a prominent distributor of optical solutions, is excited to announce a strategic collaboration and distribution partnership with OCULUS Optikgeräte GmbH, a leading manufacturer of premium ophthalmic instruments. This synergistic alliance aims to combine manufacturing expertise with extensive distribution networks, propelling the […]

21 06, 2023

iCare leads the market as the original developer of rebound tonometry

2023-06-22T08:33:49+01:00June 21st, 2023|News|

iCare’s unique rebound technology has made the iCare tonometer one of the most popular choices among eye care professionals and patients worldwide. The reliability and reproducibility of the measurements have been proven in over 200 clinical studies, establishing iCare’s position as the market leader in handheld tonometry.

iCare’s first patented rebound tonometer revolutionized the world of tonometry in […]

14 06, 2023

Revolutionising Retinal Imaging

2023-06-15T12:52:05+01:00June 14th, 2023|News|


Advancements in medical technology have significantly impacted the fields of optometry and ophthalmology, enhancing the diagnosis and treatment of various eye conditions. Among the most ground-breaking innovations is the iCare EIDON, a state-of-the-art retinal imaging device that combines ultra-widefield and TrueColor confocal technology. In this blog post, we will explore the remarkable features and benefits of the iCare […]

16 03, 2023

World Glaucoma Week – What can we do to prevent Glaucoma?

2023-03-16T09:14:49+00:00March 16th, 2023|News|

The term “silent thief of sight” has been given to glaucoma as the disease is asymptomatic in the early stages of the disease. Most importantly there is hardly any symptoms until a significant vision loss occurs. People from any age can be diagnosed with glaucoma which is why raising awareness of the disease through #WorldGlaucomaWeek is so important.

Symptoms will depend […]

14 03, 2023

World Glaucoma Week – The History of Glaucoma surgery

2023-03-14T12:52:39+00:00March 14th, 2023|News|

Hippocrates describe “glaykoseis” as blindness. Richard Banister, an English ophthalmologist, was the first to have established a connection between increased tension of the eyeball and glaucoma in 1622.

The diagnosis of glaucomatous changes in fundus was made possible in 1850 by Hermann Von Helmholtz who invented the ophthalmoscope. Six years later in 1856, Albrecht Von Graefe invented the first surgical glaucoma […]

1 02, 2023

Mainline Receive Prestigious ISO 27001 Certification

2023-02-14T15:54:26+00:00February 1st, 2023|News|

Mainline Instruments is delighted to announce it has been awarded the ISO 27001 Information Security management standard, demonstrating the company’s commitment to providing the highest quality of security to its customers.

ISO 27001 is the only auditable internationally recognised standard that defines the requirements of an information security management system (ISMS). Mainline Instruments was established in […]

30 01, 2023

Visit us at 100% Optical 2023 at STAND M330.

2023-02-14T16:22:28+00:00January 30th, 2023|News|

Mainline is excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at the annual 100% Optical exhibition taking place on Saturday the 25th until Monday 27th of February at London’s EXCEL Centre.

100% Optical is the fastest growing optical event attracting over 10,000 optical professionals from across the globe and more than 200 exhibitors.

Visit us at STAND M330 to find out about […]