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Alopecia Areata: Hair loss which occurs
in patchy areas on the scalp.
Alopecia Totalis: Hair loss present over
the entire scalp.
Alopecia Universalis: Hair loss which
occurs over the entire body, including the scalp, eyebrows
Androgenetic Alopecia: Normal genetic
hair loss caused by DHT in men and hereditary factors in
This refers to hair loss which occurs do to traction
or excessive rubbing on hair at the base of the scalp. Traction
alopecia is commonly seen with braids, pony tails and other
hairstyles which create traction on the scalp.