Independents Have Some Fun on Star Wars Day

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NEW YORK—In tough, uncertain times, we do our best to find joy. From baking at home to calling our loved ones to going above and beyond to help those in need, people all around the world are finding creative, fun ways to bring joy into all of our lives. Last week, many people found joy in celebrating May the Fourth, or Star Wars Day—and the optical community is no exception. All across social media, independent ECPs shared funny, cute and clever posts to celebrate the beloved movie series, and share some smiles along the way. Here’s a look at how some of the optical community celebrated.


Bella Eye Care Optometry, in Newark, California, celebrated Star Wars Day with an adorably bespectacled Baby Yoda—and some information about the practice’s reopening. Image via Bella Eye Care Optometry on Instagram.



North Carolina practice Salisbury Eyecare and Eyewear reminded their patients about the importance of scheduling their annual eye exam and celebrated Star Wars Day at the same time. Image via Salisbury Eyecare And Eyewear on Instagram.




At Eyes on Litchfield, in Connecticut, the team wore some Star Wars merch to work to celebrate. Image via Eyes on Litchfield on Instagram.




The team at Village Eye Centre in Edmonton, Canada, wished patients a happy May the Fourth with a perfect opti-themed post. Image via Village Eye Centre on Instagram.




Glendale, California-based Brand Optometry went the nostalgic route with their post. Image via Brand Optometry on Instagram.



River City Eye Wear + Care in Oregon had a creative photoshoot to celebrate, featuring a pair of Maui Jim’s Hawaii Lava lenses. Image via River City Eye Wear + Care on Instagram.




Even Storm Troopers need to get their eyes checked—just ask the team at Noble Eyes in Noblesville, Indiana. Image via Noble Eyes on Instagram.




Chewbacca stopped by The Plano Eye Care Center in Plano, Texas, for a quick checkup. Image via The Plano Eye Care Center on Instagram.