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The Department of Ophthalmology at Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital Riyadh provides comprehensive care with highly standards by ophthalmologists with different subspecialities to ensure an exceptional experience.


Our experts specialize inCataract

Cornea, External disease & Refractive surgery
  • Comprehensive evaluation, including refraction, corneal topography, corneal pachymetry, anterior segment ultrasound bio-microscopy, and axial length and intraocular lens (IOL) calculations.
  • Medical and surgical treatment of different ocular surface disorders.
  • Keratoconus screening, prevention and treatment including cross linking procedure to stop progression.
  • Dry eye disease diagnosis and treatment including, medication, punctual plugs and/ or laser.
  • Allergic eye disease diagnosis and treatment.
  • Corneal surgery, including penetrating/lamellar keratoplasty and endothelial keratoplasty.
  • Cataract extraction and IOL implantation.
  • YAG capsulotomy.
  • Refractive surgery including: LASIK ,LASEK, PRK , Trans PRK and ICL implantation etc.
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  • Comprehensive eye and retinal evaluation/investigations; including optical coherence tomography (OCT) and ultrasound.
  • Diabetic retinopathy screening and treatment. Retinal tear and retinal detachment repair.
  • Retina procedures including laser photocoagulation and intravitreal injection of medications.
  • Surgical procedures including cataract extraction and IOL implantation, retina surgery, and surgery for posterior segment cataract surgery complications.
Paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus
  • ‏Comprehensive evaluation, including cycloplegic refraction, alignment and motility assessment.
  • Amblyopia management and refractive correction with glasses, contact lens, or IOL implantation.
  • Surgical management of strabismus for all age groups, senile and congenital cataract, congenital glaucoma, and nasolacrimal duct obstruction.
  • Treatment of common ophthalmic diseases.
  • Comprehensive evaluation, including tonometry, gonioscopy, visual field testing, optic disc stereo photography, pachymetry, anterior segment ultrasound biomicroscopy, axial length and IOL calculations, optical coherence tomography (OCT), scanning laser polarimetry (GDx), and retina tomography (HRT);
  • YAG capsulotomy and iridotomies;
  • Argon and selective laser trabeculoplasty, gonioplasty, goniopuncture, and suture lysis;
  • Pediatric surgical procedures, including goniotomy, trabeculotomy, and nonpenetrating glaucoma surgery with the use of antimetabolite, glaucoma shunt procedures and laser cyclodestructive procedures;
  • Adult surgical procedures, including trabeculectomies and non-penetrating glaucoma surgery with and without the use of antimetabolite, combined glaucoma and cataract surgery, glaucoma shunt procedures, MIGS procedures, and laser cyclodestruction.
  • Cataract extraction and IOL implantation.

Oculoplastics & Orbit

  • Comprehensive evaluation, including eyelid and eyebrow position and function, nasolacrimal system function, orbital pathology and reconstruction.
  • Non-surgical interventions: Botox and periocular fillers
  • Cosmetic procedures, including cosmetic blepharoplasty and brow lift.
  • Reconstructive Eyelid procedures, including entropion, ectropion, and ptosis repair, excision of benign and malignant lesions, reconstruction after trauma, and tumor resection.
  • Nasolacrimal procedures, including probing and irrigation, as well as dacryocystorhinostomy, for congenital and acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction
  • Orbital procedure: excision and biopsy of orbital tumor and orbital decompression.
  • Cosmetic eye surgery for blind disfigured eyes.


  • General visual acuity check, refractive errors assessment including (myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, and presbyopia) and prescription of glasses and soft contact lenses.
  • Dealing with keratoconus patients who needs different types of hard contact lenses.
  • Pediatric visual acuity assessment and treatment.

Why Choose DSFH RIYADH Ophthalmology

Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital Riyadh specialists work closely with you and your health care team to understand and address your eye care needs.

Many eye problems are related to other medical conditions, such as diabetes, immune system conditions and thyroid disease.

At DSFH Riyadh, your ophthalmology team collaborates with other specialists to provide the most appropriate care for your needs.