Sponsors - Corporate Sponsors

British Association of Retinal Screening Corporate Sponsors/Membership

Over the years, BARS has benefitted from the ongoing support of a wide range of companies that have sponsored our events, provided prizes for our competitions, and enabled us to expand the work we do across the country.  We are now delighted to be able to offer Corporate Membership to companies who have previously held stands at our conferences or placed adverts in the 'Diabetic Eye Journal'.

Corporate Membership of BARS allow a company to display their logo on the home page (incl sub-sections) of the BARS website with a link direct to your own website.  You will also get your details displayed on this sponsors page below which again, will have a link to your own website along with contact details and a short paragraph (150 words) explaining about yourselves and what you do.  If you are interested in becoming a Corporate Member then please email: webadmin@eyescreening.org.uk for details.  Alternatively, please click on the Contacts Page link below.

We are currently looking for sponsors for our 2017 conference in Leeds on 21st & 22nd September. If your company would be interested in sponsoring a lecture or prize, or having a trade stand at the conference, please visit the Contacts page for details of how to get in touch.

Corporate Members:


Sense Medical Ltd

3 Mulberry Court

59c London Road



GU19 5DT

Tel: 01276 479068

Contact: Sales & Marketing

Email: sales@sensemedical.co.uk

Website: http://www.sensemedical.co.uk

Sense Medical is the official, exclusive distributor for Canon Medical Systems Europe ophthalmic eye care products within the United Kingdom and Ireland. Canon's extensive line of ophthalmic imaging equipment spans cutting-edge digital retinal imaging systems, optical coherence tomography systems and tonometers as well as a host of software suites that allows single and muti-site network solutions including DICOM to PACS. Our partnership sees both companies increasing the already high standards of the Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and Retinal screening market across the UK and Ireland. If you would like more information about any of the Canon products or to book in for a free demonstration, please get in touch by calling 01276 479 068 or emailing sales@sensemedical.co.uk


Haag-Streit UK (HS-UK)

Edinburgh Way



CM20 2TT

Tel: 01279 883720

Contact: Sales & Marketing

Email: webenquiry@haag-streit-uk.com

Website: http://www.haag-streit-uk.com

Haag-Streit UK designs, manufactures and sells a complete line of optometry and ophthalmic equipment and has distributorships for some leading brands, such as; Haag-Streit Diagnostics, Clement Clarke Ophthalmic, CenterVue, Ellex, Haag-Streit Surgical and Optovue.

Haag-Streit UK promotes the prevention, early detection, careful monitoring and effective treatment of retinal disease, glaucoma, corneal disorders, ocular motility and visual defects.

The organisation is dedicated to providing tailored solutions through the integration of information technology, leading brand ophthalmic instruments and unparalleled customer care. It focuses on the individual requirements of both the professional and the patient.

The company boasts a UK-wide network of Area Sales Managers and Service Engineers. This field-based team is supported by Product Managers and an internal Customer Service Team.

Together they ensure that all Haag-Streit UK products are backed by the highest level of service and support. 


Topcon (GB) Medical Ltd

Topcon House


Bone Lane



RG14 5PX

Tel: 01635 551120

Email: medical@topcon.co.uk

Website: http://www.topcon-medical.co.uk

Topcon Healthcare sees eye health differently. Our vision is to empower providers with smart and efficient technologies for enhanced patient care. Keeping pace with the ever-changing landscape of the healthcare industry, we offer the latest integrated solutions including advanced multimodal imaging, vendor-neutral data management and groundbreaking remote diagnostic technology.


A globally-oriented business, Topcon is focused on developing solutions towards solving societal challenges in the mega-domains of healthcare, agriculture, and infrastructure. In healthcare, these challenges include increasing eye disease, rising medical costs, access to healthcare and physician shortages. By investing in value-driven innovations, Topcon works to enable people to enjoy good health and a high quality of life.



Pinpoint Scotland Ltd

9 Gayfield Square



Tel: +44 (0)131 322 6001

Email: linda@pinpoint-scotland.com

Website: www.eyenews.uk.com

Eye News magazine provides an invaluable forum both in print and online, for sharing ideas and information in the fields of ophthalmology, optometry and related specialties. Produced bi-monthly, the magazine is free to UK readers and welcomes suggestions for contributions and reviews.

Click here to register for your free subscription.

NEC Software Solutions


1st Floor, iMex Centre

575-599 Maxted Road

Hemel Hempstead


Tel: 01625 587152

Email: enquiries@necsws.com

Website: https://www.necsws.com/solutions/health-screening-software/diabetic-eye-screening-software/

OptoMize are the leading provider of Diabetic Eye screening software in the UK.

OptoMize assists NHS Services to seamlessly and electronically manage patients through the diabetic eye screening service. With an inbuilt automated patient care pathway and specifically designed imaging tools, OptoMize minimises administration, reduces costs, enhances productivity and minimises the risk of data recording errors. Tailored to meet the local needs of your screening service, OptoMize is adaptable and configurable: designed by clinicians for clinicians.

NEC Software Solutions also provides diabetic eye screening and ophthalmology software internationally, including Trinidad & Tobago, New Zealand, Australia, USA and Ireland.

NEC Care

1 Kings Court Business Park

Charles Hastings Way



Tel: 01905 362777

Email: miul.administration@nhs.net

Website: https://neccare.necsws.com/

We provide healthcare screening services across the UK, helping patients live longer and healthier lives.

We're the UK's leading independent company in providing diabetic eye screening services to the NHS.  With over 25 years' experience, we provide nine screening services across the UK, Republic of Ireland, and provide managed services for several other screening services.

By providing excellent, high quality and innovative screening services to the NHS, our aim is to provide a joined-up service to all our patients, helping to reduce the number of people going blind due to diabetes.

Regardless of age, ethnicity or geography, we treat all patients fairly, providing accessible, efficient and patient-centric services. Our screening programmes are delivered on a national scale to serve the needs of the local population with delivery standards that meet those set by the National Service Framework (NSF) and the National Screening Committee (NSC).

Frost Optical Services Ltd

Unit 7, Fishponds Industrial Estate



RG41 2QJ

Tel: 01189 792671

Fax: 01189 786990

Email: enquiries@frostoptical.co.uk  (customer enquiries)

            greg.tomlin@frostoptical.co.uk  (accounts etc)

Website: http://www.frostoptical.co.uk

Established in 2006, Frost Optical Services provides a comprehensive range of independent support to optometrists across the UK. Without any commitments to a specific manufacturer, Frost has developed extensive experience with a range of optometric equipment across the industry, utilising technicians with many years of industry experience.

The business has grown enormously in recent years based on a reputation for, and commitment to, unparalleled customer support. Frost offers a diverse range of services, including the service, repair and full optical clean of Topcon, Nidek, Kowa and Canon non mydriatic retinal cameras.

With genuine national coverage, Frost provides on-site technical support, repairs, servicing and installation across a range of instruments and manufacturers. The company also offers annual, preventative service agreements for all types of organisation as well as comprehensive support for any relocation projects tailored to individual needs.

Furthermore, Frost has a workshop for more in-depth repairs and can supply new and reconditioned ophthalmic equipment along with replacement bulbs and consumables.

Thirona Retina

Toernooiveld 300

6525 EC Nijmegen

The Netherlands

Email: info@thirona.eu

Website: https://retcad.eu/

Thirona Retina BV is a spin-out company of a Dutch based Thirona BV, fast-growing global company specializing in the field of AI assisted medical image analysis. Since its inception in 2014, Thirona has grown from a science-based startup to a market leader in AI-powered image analysis. With a market leading AI platform and proven reputation in the lung diseases domain, Thirona has a successful track record in developing solutions for eye care. Following recent market expansion of RetCAD™, the flagship AI solution for eye disease screening, the company decided to spin out her Retina division. While building further on the scientific heritage and technology expertise of Thirona, Thirona Retina focuses entirely on eye diseases.

The Class IIa European MDR CE certified RetCAD™ software uses state-of-the-art deep learning and computer vision technology to provide precisely quantified analysis of eye images, supported by internationally standardized clinical evidence. The software assists eye care specialists in early diagnosis and grading of vision threatening diseases, such as Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) and Glaucoma. RetCAD™ is available to clinical and optical markets through integrations with all major fundus camera vendors (Topcon, Tomey, Nidek, Canon, iCare) and supports multiple national screening programs in UK, and Europe.

The Institute of Medical Illustrators

Email: See website

Website: https://www.imi.org.uk/

The Institute of Medical Illustrators is the professional institute of choice for the medical illustrator. The leading body in Europe, it exists to promote the role of the medical illustrator as a professional member of a multi-skilled team who offer a range of core clinical illustrative and communication services as part of the healthcare team for the benefit of patients and clients.

We represent Clinical Photographers, Healthcare Designers, Medical Artists and Clinical Video Producers both in the UK and international.





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