Software for eye care professionals

Thomson Software Solutions is the leading supplier of software for vision testing and screening in the UK. Our portfolio of programs is at the cutting edge of vision assessment and is already in use in over 8000 consulting rooms, hospitals and schools.

NEW SERVICE : Stunning web sites for Eye Care Professionals

Having a great website has become a vital part of marketing your practice. Your website will often be the first port of call for those looking for a new Optician or Optometrist – it is your digital shop window.

In response to a growing number of requests, we have set up a website development department. Our team, consisting of experienced web developers, graphic designers and marketing experts, brings our normal philosophy of “innovative solutions at affordable prices” to the world of web development.

We will design and implement a stunning web site for you for a price that will surprise you (in a good way!). Our transparent and clear pricing structure means that you know from the outset what you are getting and what it is going to cost.

Websites from just £600+VAT

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New: Clinical Eye Tracker

The Clinical Eye Tracker provides a powerful new tool for the clinical assessment of eye movements at a breakthrough price!

Eye Tracker Home

The system uses a small bar which is mounted below a computer screen.  The bar incorporates IR cameras which detect the position of the eyes to within less than 1 degree.

Tobii Bar

The software replays exactly where the patient was looking and shows the horizontal and vertical position of the eyes and convergence/ phoria.  Powerful built in analysis algorithms automatically provide a range of statistics relating to reading performance.  A recent review stated “At this price, the Eye Tracker is set to become the next “must have” instrument in clinical practice”

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NEW: Test Chart 2016

Test Chart 2016

From the inventors of computerised Test Charts, we have installed our software in over 8000 consulting rooms around the world including most of the major eye hospital eye departments in the UK, all of the Optometry and Orthoptics schools in the UK and many in Europe, Australia and Asia and thousands of Optometric practices. We can supply solutions ranging from software only to complete installations.

Acuity Master


Acuity Master is our radical new solution for measuring and analysing visual acuity. Perfect for hospitals, clinics and other environments where accurate assessment of visual acuity is paramount. Acuity Master takes care of the entire process, including measurements, scoring, and reporting.

New: D-Chart


D-Chart is a novel system for mapping and quantifying distortion in the central visual field. Ideal for vitreo-retinal clinics, optometrists or others who wish to monitor changes in central visual fields.  At last, an alternative to the Amsler chart.

PC Sun Screen


PC SunScreen is a powerful software app which automatically adjusts your screen colour to mimic natural daylight, gradually increasing the blue content from dawn to midday and then reducing it in the hours before you intend to go to bed. Research has shown that this can have a significant impact on sleep patterns.

Meares-Irlen Management


We supply a complete range of solutions for diagnosing and managing Meares-Irlen syndrome (Visual Stress). Our screening software rapidly identifies those who are likely to benefit from colour and determines the optimum colour for overlays, lenses and their computer screen. We can then supply coloured overlays, reading guides, coloured clip-ons, coloured uncut lenses, prescription lenses and software to “tint” the patient’s computer screen.



A unique database of the ocular adverse reactions to over 3000 drugs.  Compiled by Profs Lawrenson and Thomson and presented in a fast user-friendly interface.  Search by drug name, classification, manufacturer or adverse reaction.  Regularly updated over the net. No eye care professional should be without it!

Animations for patient education

A range of products for helping explain eye conditions to patients.  All contain high quality animations storyboarded by eye care professionals and produced by the leading developer of medical animations in the UK.

Hess Screen Solutions


We provide a range of systems for analysing ocular motility – from software for your PC, to a full computerised Binocular Vision Analyser including Hess Screen and Field of Binocular Single Vision measured using a 48” screen.

Apps for vision testing


Turn your iPhone or iPad into a powerful vision assessment tool.  Huge range of near vision tests, 3m vision tests, images and optical calculators.


And from the same stable…

A number of other products have been developed by the same team but are marketed and managed by sister companies. For further information on these products, visit the associated websites from the links below.

Vision Screener for Schools


Thomson Screening is a spin-out company from City University which markets innovative software developed by Professor Thomson for managing Vision, Hearing and Height/Weight screening in schools.  The flagship software is already in use by ten local authorities and co-ordinates a screening programme across a whole area.

Health Screening Kiosks


We have developed a Health Screening kiosk for use in public spaces. Ths kiosk is capable of assessing distance and near vision, blood pressure and weight / BMI.  Contact us for further information.