San Antonio Community Resource Directory
EyeCare America (Nonprofit )

EyeCare America provides eye care through a pool of more than 5,500 volunteer ophthalmologists, often at no out-of-pocket cost to the patient.

We offer two programs:

  • The Seniors Program connects eligible seniors 65 and older with local volunteer ophthalmologists who provide a medical eye exam often at no out-of-pocket cost, and up to one year of followup care for any condition diagnosed during the initial exam, for the physician services.
  • The Glaucoma Program provides a glaucoma eye exam at no cost to those who are eligible and uninsured. Those who are eligible and insured are billed normal office procedure, and responsible for any co-payments. (This is an awareness program to provide a baseline glaucoma eye exam to those who may not be aware they are at increased risk). 
Monday: 10 AM - 2:00 PM Tuesday: 10 AM - 2:00 PM Wednesday: 10 AM - 2:00 PM Thursday: 10 AM - 2:00 PM Friday: 10 AM - 2:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Online and Virtual Assistance

There are patient assistance programs that can help patients get medications for free or at a discounted price. Find programs following these steps:

  1. Click here.
  2. Start typing the brand or generic name in the Drug Search field, click on the drug name that appears, and click the Drug Search button.
  3. A list of programs will appear.
Updated within the last 3 months.

Glaucoma Program is an awareness program to provide a baseline glaucoma eye exam to those who may not be aware they are at increased risk

This program provides a glaucoma eye exam at no cost to those who are eligible and uninsured.

Those who are eligible and insured are billed normal office procedure, and responsible for any co-payments. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • U.S. citizen or legal resident
  • Not belong to an HMO or have eye care benefits through the VA
  • Not had an eye exam in 12 months or more
  • At increased risk for glaucoma, determined by your age, race, and family history

Click here to request a referral for a free eye exam. 

Updated within the last 3 months.