In this article, the author focuses on 4 common hair loss disorders that occur in both men and women. The author discusses research related to androgenetic alopecia, telogen effluvium, alopecia areata, and scarring alopecia and provides details on how to approach and manage these diseases according to patient gender. There are a range of tools and tests that can assist with the diagnostic process and help ensure that relevant and high standards of patient care are maintained. In some cases, no medical intervention is always a treatment option. However, appropriate medical treatments, although still relatively limited in some cases, are safe and have proven efficacy. Hair loss has immense emotional and psychological impact in both genders, and it is always important to consider this when planning hair loss management pathways.