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is sleeping w/ wet hair bad for your eyes???

hi, i just want an actual doctor to answer this question, i hope you don't mind.

my grandma keeps saying that it's bad to sleep with wet hair (after a shower) because it's "bad for your eyes" and will "eventually make you go blind". is this true? i don't see the connection between wet hair and eyesight. i do it all the time and although i'm nearsighted, i don't think it's because of wet hair because i've only started doing it long after i've gotten glasses.
so are they related at all? or is it just an old wives' tale?

thanks very much
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233488 tn?1310696703
Grandma's all wet. Totally untrue. No connection what-so-ever between wet hair and eye problems. Tell Grandma and "actual doctor" said she is flat out wrong.

JCH III MD Eye Physician ans Surgeon
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