NEW YORK—Last Tuesday, people all around the world spent their Valentine’s Day sharing love. Whether it’s romantic, platonic, familial or self-love, Valentine’s Day always offers up the perfect opportunity to spread love—however that looks for you. Most importantly, of course, Valentine’s Day provided a perfect opportunity for ECPs everywhere to remind their patients that loving their eyes is a vital part of self care. This week, we’re taking a look at how indies celebrated this Valentine’s Day, from in-office gatherings to special treats for patients.

For the team at Bella Vision in Spartanburg, South Carolina, there’s no better Valentine than patients. Image via bellavisioneyes on Instagram

The team at Eye & I on Long Island, New York, set up a sweet Valentine’s Day photo spot in office. Image via rethinkeye on Instagram

Eyes on Fremont, located in Seattle and Bellingham, Washington, reminded followers that there’s no better Valentine’s Day gift than new eyewear. Here, they showcase a fiery red style called Fight Evil. Image via eyesonfremont on Instagram

Is there any better Valentine than a sweet pup? The team at First Look Eyewear in Moore, Oklahoma, shared an adorable dog in some heart-shaped sunglasses for Valentine’s Day. Image via first_look_eyewear on Instagram

Hicks Brunson Eyewear in Tulsa, Oklahoma, showcased a lovely, heart-shaped style from Catch London. Image via hicksbrunson on Instagram

The team at Logan Eye Care in Orlando shared a series of fun, opti-themed Valentine’s Day messages created by My Testing Room. Image via loganeyecare on Instagram

Eyes on Trade in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, spotlight a sweet couple in matching frames from Outspoken Eyewear Holland. Plus, the shop is offering Valentine’s coupons throughout the month of February. Image via eyesontrade on Instagram

Burnt Hills Optical in Burnt Hills, New York, reminded patients to love their eyes too this Valentine’s Day and schedule their annual exam. Image via burnthillsoptical on Instagram