About Us

Here at Sponsel Eye Experts we specialize in compassionate, comprehensive eye care. Our team of skilled doctors include ophthalmologist Dr. William E. Sponsel, MD and optometric glaucoma specialist Dr. Saoul Mancha, OD. Our practice provides highly specialized services for patient of all ages, from pediatrics to geriatrics, as well as patients with unique needs.

In addition to comprehensive eye exams, our office focuses on evaluation and medical treatment for glaucoma, cataracts, diabetes, macular degeneration, strabismus, dry eye disease, conjunctivitis, allergy related eye disorders, ocular trauma, and much more.

Dr. Sponsel is among the world’s leading experts in treatments for glaucoma. Our office provides patients with a wide variety of options to help manage their glaucoma. Treatment may include topical medications, glaucoma specific laser treatments, and highly specialized surgeries. He is also the only doctor in San Antonio, Texas to perform such services for the pediatric population.

Dr. Sponsel, the practice’s founder, and Dr. Mancha are highly regarded within the ophthalmologic community for their vast expertise and knowledge in managing and treating patient with sight threatening conditions. While wait times may be longer than usual, patients know they are being provided with the highest level of care. Our doctors spend additional time with each patient reviewing detailed information about their eye condition as well as treatment options. Here, our doctors are dedicated to providing each person with exceptional and unrivaled patient care.

To schedule a comprehensive eye exam or a diagnostic evaluation for glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, and other eye diseases, call our office or book a consultation online today.

We are proud to be partnered with the MAC

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide every patient with professional and compassionate, comprehensive eyecare services. Our team strives to provide tailored care and spend the time needed to ensure the comfort and satisfaction of each of our patients. We know that you have a choice when it comes to your specialized eyecare. Our knowledgeable staff will ensure you understand your eye condition and review treatments options so that you can make the best choice for your unique situation.

"Sight for Life"

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Insurance plans

We work with numerous medical insurance plans to provide comprehensive eye care for our patients; some medical insurance plans do not cover glasses or contact lens prescriptions. Please call our office to confirm your coverage prior to your appointment.

Aetna Medicare
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Clover Health
Humana Medicare
Humana PPO
Multiplan PPO
Oscar Health
Railroad Medicare
Superior Ambetter Commercial Exchange
United Healthcare Choice Plus

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Sponsel Eye Experts
5210 Thousand Oaks Dr, Suite 1244
San Antonio, TX 78233
Phone: 726-268-4303
Fax: 210-223-9266
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