18 05, 2022

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists – Annual Congress 2022

2022-05-18T10:35:48+01:00May 18th, 2022|News|

We’re exhibiting at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists – Annual Congress 2022

Here at Mainline Instruments, we are delighted to announce that we will be attending the Royal College of Ophthalmologists – Annual Congress 2022, which is taking place on 23rd-26th May at Glasgow’s Scottish Event Campus.

Each year, the Royal College of Ophthalmologist’s flagship […]

21 03, 2022

Importance of Retinopathy Screening for Diabetics

2022-03-21T16:56:02+00:00March 21st, 2022|News|

In this article, we look at the importance of retinopathy screening for diabetics, as well as what diabetic retinopathy is, what happens during the screening test, and what results may indicate.


1. What is Diabetic Eye Screening?
2. What is Diabetic Retinopathy?
3. Why is Retinopathy Screening Important?
4. What Happens During the Test?
5. Your Retinopathy Screening Results
6. How to Reduce your Risk of […]

16 03, 2022

Eye Health Care and Recommendations

2022-03-16T12:10:44+00:00March 16th, 2022|News|

Your eyes are a crucial part of your overall health. However, it is often not until you have a problem or notice a change in your vision that we do anything about it.

In this article, we take a look at common eye issues, why it is important to care for your eyes, the importance of regular check ups and some […]

17 11, 2021

Come and visit us at 100% Optical 2022

2022-04-01T10:50:00+01:00November 17th, 2021|News|

Here at Mainline Instruments, we are delighted to announce that we will be attending the 8th edition of 100% Optical, which is taking place on 23rd-25th April at London’s ExCeL Centre.

The UK’s largest optical event launched in 2014 and has since grown to attract over 9,500 UK and international visitors, along with more than 200 exhibitors, and Mainline Instruments will […]

19 10, 2021

Shortlisted by the Optician Awards 2021 for Technology Supplier of the Year!

2021-10-19T14:17:14+01:00October 19th, 2021|News|

We’re delighted to announce that Mainline Instruments has been shortlisted by the Optician Awards for Technology Supplier of the Year – an award which highlights the increasing importance of technology within our industry.

Out of a large amount of entries, who put themselves forward to be recognised within the award category, Mainline has been selected alongside just four other suppliers.

The Technology […]

27 09, 2021

DRSplus delivers fast ROI for independent opticians

2021-09-27T14:18:11+01:00September 27th, 2021|News|

As independent opticians continue their post-COVID recovery, any investment into equipment must be made safe in the knowledge that it will deliver ROI quickly. Mainline’s team of specialists understand the financial constraints many independent practices are facing after what has been an incredibly challenging couple of years and are working alongside practice owners to offer equipment that delivers advanced functionality […]

25 09, 2021

How does the DRSplus compare to other fundus cameras?

2021-09-27T14:19:13+01:00September 25th, 2021|News|

When considering the purchase of new equipment, it’s always a good idea to compare similar products so that you can understand which one will best meet your needs, and the needs of your customers.

Here, we look at three core functional benefits of the DRSplus fundus imaging camera from iCare, and draw comparisons with other market leading fundus cameras:

Automation assists lesser-skilled […]

17 08, 2021

The DRSPlus: Positive customer feedback

2021-08-17T15:14:57+01:00August 17th, 2021|News|

Customer feedback allows us to understand the real-world challenges faced by the market we serve. That’s why we make a point of asking for product feedback every time a customer purchases or trials one of the devices we offer.

When it comes to the iCare DRSplus Fundus Imaging System, the feedback is always positive and really showcases the performance and ease-of-use […]

13 08, 2021

Sunderland Eye Infirmary Trial DRSPlus

2021-08-13T11:42:09+01:00August 13th, 2021|News|

For a busy eye emergency department like Sunderland Eye Infirmary, it can be difficult to find the time to trial and upgrade existing ophthalmic equipment. To support this busy team of doctors and specialists in finding fundus imaging equipment that could improve patient comfort and diagnostic accuracy, Mainline Instruments worked with Ophthalmic Photographer, Hugh Harris to complete a comprehensive trial […]