Legal Victory: Sikh Student Can Wear Turbans at National Exams

Thursday Nov 24th, 2016


Optometry Board Accommodates Student’s Turban, Allows Him to Use Alternative Instruments The National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO) provided Ampreet Singh, a Sikh optometry student, a religious accommodation to use a non-standardized optometry instrument --- allowing him to wear his turban -- to complete the clinical skills portion of the national licensing examination. Recently, Mr. Singh successfully passed the exam, as well as the clinical... [read more]