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8 02, 2024

Mainline Instruments are ISO 27001:2022 Certified!

2024-03-07T16:18:49+00:00February 8th, 2024|News|

We are delighted to announce that Mainline Instruments have achieved the gold standard in information security management: ISO 27001:2022! 

As part of our commitment to information security management, we decided to strive for the ISO 27001:2022 certification. 

It wasn’t easy getting certified, in fact, less than 20% of enterprise organisations in the UK hold this specific […]

7 02, 2024

Mainline secures exclusivity for OCULUS Optikgeraete GmbH

2024-02-13T13:01:45+00:00February 7th, 2024|News|

Following the resounding success of their partnership in the optometry sector, Mainline Instruments a prominent distributor of optical solutions, and OCULUS Optikgeraete GmbH, a leading German manufacturer of ophthalmic instruments are excited to announce the expansion of their exclusive partnership into the field of ophthalmology. This strategic alliance aims to bring advanced ophthalmic solutions to eye care professionals in both […]

5 02, 2024

The Past, Present and Future of the Fundus Eye Camera

2024-02-13T16:13:37+00:00February 5th, 2024|News|

Retinal photography has a long and storied history of innovations and innovators, all of whom strove to create a world where proper eye care was readily available to all.

We’ve come a very, very long way since the early days of the fundus eye camera!

In this blog, we’ll run through the history of fundus imaging, present advancements in […]

5 01, 2024

What equipment does a new Optician need?

2024-01-09T16:28:12+00:00January 5th, 2024|News|

Looking to take the exciting first steps into running your own practice? 

Many opticians just like you are taking the leap from cog in a machine to optician owner; it’s a fantastic opportunity for you to build skills, both as an optician and as a business owner. 

However, there’s a lot to remember when starting your […]

30 11, 2023

Diabetic Eye Disease – Mainline’s Drive for Better Access to Screening

2023-12-19T11:38:12+00:00November 30th, 2023|News|

At Mainline, it’s our mission to improve access to diabetic retinal screening. 

My name is Joe Scott. I’m a passionate advocate of improving public health; I believe that both the uptake of the latest technology and proper patient education is the key to improving access to screening for diseases such as diabetic retinopathy.

This passion was […]

25 10, 2023

The Cutting-Edge AI Technologies Transforming Eye Care

2023-11-30T14:31:23+00:00October 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

2023-12-19T11:23:42+00:00October 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

2023-11-30T14:42:58+00:00September 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

2023-11-30T14:46:33+00:00September 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 […]