Barakat Optical, part of Al Barakat Group Co. Ltd was established in Riyadh the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1980 by Ahmed Yousef Barakat. He established the first automated laboratory in the country. Thereafter, the company continued its rise to become the leader of quality and trust. Since then Barakat Optical never stopped improving. The process of establishing a new more sophisticated state-of-the-art laboratory that will be able to support its expansion was promptly introduced.
The company is recognized for quality and know-how displayed to our customers in more than 50 optical outlets throughout the Kingdom. Our quality has been coupled with a variety of exceptional and unique designs to satisfy all our customer’s needs, but always at the best price. “Seeing better, hearing better” forms the underlying principle of our corporate philosophy.
Barakat Optical is not only specialized in optical products it’s also renowned for its hearing care products with activities covering retail and distribution. It is the exclusive distributor of Siemens brand for Audiology Technique in Saudi Arabia and the UAE. The company’s strength and success in this field enabled it to become the exclusive distributor of Takubomatic Edging Machines, Adidas Eyewears, Morel Eyewears, Henry Jullien and Coopervision Soft contact lenses in Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and the UAE.
The Largest Retail Optical Chain
A new concept of “Sight & Sound“ was introduced in the Saudi market from the combination of Eye care and Hearing care. After a remarkable success, Barakat Optical decided to develop a regional presence by expanding in the GCC market. Thus this vision was successfully established in Dubai in 2001. The Hearing Care Division is supervised directly by Sivantos Hearing Company, Erlangen, Germany. Presently operating from 15 different locations in the UAE, Barakat Optical is still acquiring new locations and opening new showrooms with an aim of expanding to over 200 locations within a few years.
We have a strong KSA-wide presence through our network of retail outlets at different locations around the Kingdom!
The comprehensive geographic presence enables us to provide our customers with a unique shopping experience.
Diversified Business Activities
Al Barakat Group is a manufacturer, an agent and an optician all in one we deliver directly to our branches. The group is engaged in the following business activities that is supporting and enabling Barakat Optical to be a leader in the market.
Al Barakat Polyclinic
The Polyclinic had been esatblished, years ago, to complete the circle of a comprehensive structure of services around Barakat Optical. The expertise, we have include a full range of Optical and Hearing services. The outpatient, Al-Barakat Polyclinic, encompass the medical facilities needed to support them, and more.
Al Barakat Group Factory
Al Barakat Group established in 1982 the first lens's factory in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Middle East. The best machinery of the time was imported to make this factory a success story. Its laboratory has been since manufacturing all prescription lenses. It has been continuously upgraded by adding new production lines of the latest issues.