When King Khalid, may God have mercy on him, noticed the difficulties that Saudi citizens were facing while traveling abroad to receive medical and surgical treatment for eye diseases, he, may God have mercy on him, realized his country’s need for an integrated medical center for treatment and research specializing in ophthalmology. In the late seventies, King Khaled, may God have mercy on him, and his council ministers proposed the idea of establishing a special ophthalmology center that would serve the entire Middle East region, and in August 1979, a royal order was issued to build King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, which rose to be classified among the best hospitals in the world. The government donated a land area of 2.5 km² on the northwestern border of the city of Riyadh to implement the project. King Khaled, may God have mercy on him, closely followed the process of establishing the hospital, the first phase of which was completed by June 1981 AD, during which most of the hospital departments, the mosque, the 22 residential villas, the six residential buildings, each consisting of five floors, and a service center were completed. Residential complex and tennis courts. The second phase was completed in late 1982, during which the rest of the hospital departments were built, roads were constructed, gardens were beautified, and the rest of the residential units were built. The hospital began operating in December 1982. But King Khaled, may God have mercy on him, passed away before the completion of the construction of the hospital, which was officially opened by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Fahd bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, may God have mercy on him, in November 1983 AD.

Secondary care & tertiary care to its patients. It includes a designated outpatient and inpatient facility, state of the art surgical services and a fully equipped and staffed laboratory, radiology, and pharmacy services in addition to other support services and a dedicated home healthcare program.