NEW YORK—On June 6, members of the eyecare and eyewear communities celebrated the ninth annual National Eyewear Day, a day founded by Zyloware Eyewear that is dedicated to bringing awareness to comprehensive eye exams and overall eye health. As reported in VMAIL, Zyloware kicked off National Eyewear Day with a number of resources to help everyone get involved, and partnered with Optical Academy to provide free eye exams and eyewear as part of a community event. In addition, many ECPs across the country took part in National Eyewear Day in their own communities, through fundraising, special events and more. This week, we’re taking a look at how some indies celebrated eyewear this June 6.

In Winston-Salem, N.C., the Eyes on Trade team celebrated National Eyewear Day by offering a look at some of their current stock that is perfectly suited for summer. Image via eyesontrade on Instagram

Eye Co., in Columbus, Ohio, encouraged patients and followers to share their favorite eyewear look in celebration of National Eyewear Day. Image via on Instagram

The Clark Appler Optical team, including practice pup Zane, celebrated National Eyewear Day in Towson, Md. Image via clarkappleroptical on Instagram

In Chicago and Buffalo Grove, Ill., the Eye Q Optique team showed off some of their and their clients’ favorite eyewear looks. Image via eyeqoptique on Instagram

The Delafield, Wisconsin-based team at Eye Candy showed off their favorite frames for National Eyewear Day. Image via eyecandywi on Instagram

Clear Horizon Eyecare in Plainville, Conn., shared some eyewear history to celebrate. Image via clearhorizoneye on Instagram