Angles and lighting can affect the appearance of fullness of one’s hair, especially in photos. Like most people, many balding men and women are accustomed to looking at themselves “straight on” in a bathroom mirror where shadows may help to reduce the see-through effect. Outside in direct sunlight it’s another story. What appeared to be a relatively full head of hair in your mirror can all but vanish when exposed to direct, natural lighting. With this optical illusion in mind, how can you be sure that those impressive post-hair transplant photos you’ve seen online are equally impressive in person?
To learn how to evaluate the accuracy of surgical hair restoration results through photos, follow the discussion topic, How well do hair transplant pictures translate to real life? You are encouraged to include your thoughts on this topic.