Alan Kling M.D. - Dermatologist Dr. Alan Kling is a nationally renowned, board-certified dermatologist who practices both general and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Kling is a recognized expert in the field of HPV (human papillomavirus) infections and is active in teaching, research, and the evaluation and treatment of patients with this condition.
1000 Park Avenue New York, NY 10028
NEW YORK, 1000 Park Avenue New York 10028 New York
Alan Kling M.D. - Dermatologist
Dr. Alan Kling is a nationally renowned, board-certified dermatologist who practices both general and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Kling is a recognized expert in the field of HPV (human papillomavirus) infections and is active in teaching, research, and the evaluation and treatment of patients with this condition. Dr. Kling is an excellent doctor. He always takes the time to answer questions and cares about his patients, which is very unusual these days. His staff are very nice and waiting time is minimal. I've been to Dr. Kling 3-4 times now. Each time, I was seen promptly and Dr. Kling was thorough in his analysis and objective in treatment. Prognosis and treatments were explained in plain, easy-to-understand English. Office is very clean. Recommended. Dr. Kling is great. I have been seeing him for over a year and every visit has been helpful and a pleasent experience. I will continue to see Dr Kling going forward. Dr. Kling was mean at first but i continue to see him. In retropect, he wasnt being mean, he was being a doctor. In todays society we are quick to judge without thought. Thats why we usually feel regret. This doctor put me in my place and he needed too. I usually ignore followups but one thing Dr. Kling does is shows he cares. This man is very busy but very kind and commpassionate as he never makes you feel your alone. Gives you personal stories too relate and in 6 months ive kept all my appointments. Although i dont want to be in this position, Dr. Kling makes the process fun. Thank You. Dr. Kling is a terrific doctor. He treated my condition with expertise and accuracy, and my skin problem was resolved within a few days. I was really nervous when I first came to see him, but he quickly allayed my concerns and put me at ease by explaining the reasons for my rash and how he was going to treat it. He was kind, compassionate and I felt he fully understood why I was so scared. Dr. Kling's staff was very friendly and reminded me of my appointment day and time two days in advance. The office was elogant yet welcoming. I would highly recommend Dr. Kling to my family and friends. Excellent dr explained everything in detail. Highly recommend. The Dr. Arten was very helpful he took care of my situation. I would reommend this place for any one that has a skin problem. His staff was great as well nice and kind people. They took care of me very quick. Dr. Kling is an excellent physician whom I recommend for treating any dermatological ailment. He was very diligent in helping me obtain relief in a moment in which my disease was severely affecting my health and well being. His staff was also superb, very polite and like the Dr. Kling showed a high level of professional when interacting with me and assisting in the medical procedures that I required. They are the best!! Doctor Kling is wonderful. I am extremely happy with my results and would definitely recomend him to family and friends. I have been a patient for over 20 years. The best doctor Excellent physician! I love how my skin looks! Efficient and takes time to explain process amd symptoms. Very thorough and clear. Good experience. Dr. Kling is very knowledgeable and understands my needs. He explains what is doing and why, and a brief history of my condition. I would recommend him highly. Dr Kling is an excellent doctor, very professional and kind. His stuff is great, friendly and efficient. Dr.Kling is the is the best dermatologist i have been to the pimples on my face was aweful.Now i am happy with the result. i would recomemd him to anyone who has a problem with there skin. thank you Dr. Kling to let me feel good about myself again. I have been a patient of Dr. Kling for over two years and can give an unqualified recommendation of his care and services. He is a very focused and professional physician. His office staff is also highly competent and easy to work with. Additionally, I have found dr. Kling's availability to be very good. Dr. Alan Kling is an outstanding Dermatologist. I have been seeing him over 10 years. His office staff is excellent. He is available at all times if you have any emergency call. He is one of the top physician in his area of expertise. I am happy to share my good experience in this rating/review. Dr. Alan kling is one of the finest physicians in manhattan. Courteous, professional and caring. Michael hirsch Dr Kling has been my attending physician for many years now. His professionalism and "bedside manner" has helped me through many challenges. I highly recommend Dr Kling and his wonderful friendly, efficient staff to anyone who may need the services he provides. Dr Kling has been my attending physician for many years now. His professionalism and "bedside manner" has helped me through many challenges. I highly recommend Dr Kling and his wonderful friendly, efficient staff to anyone who may need the services he provides. Dr. Kling is an exceptiionally skilled and knows his field. His stlye is comforting and reassuring. All of this is reflected in his staff which is personable and professional. I will recommend him without hesitation. Dr. kling is very thorough and knowledgeable. I trust him and have high respect for his services. Dr. Kling is the best dermathologist I ever have. I have being his patient for over 15 years and I am always very satisfied for the service I receive from him. I highly recommend Dr. Kling to all my friends. Dr. Kling has been my doctor for a long time. He is very helpful . I am satisfied with his services. Dr. cling was very accomadating and made a uncomfortable visit to the office very relaxed. I felt very welcomed and it was a not nearly as bad as i originally anticpated. I d strongly recomend Dr Cling to anyone with any dermatogogy concerns or issues. Dr. Kling is phenomenal! He is extremely knowledgable and effective. I recommend him to all of my friends & family. Over the last year my skin has made a great improvement and it is all thanks to Dr. Kling.
Rating: 4 / 5 stars

Hand Dermatitis

Hand dermatitis or hand eczema is a non-contagious type of eczema developing on the hands. This skin disease affects approximately 10% of the American population and can be caused by irritating substances or genetics. This disorder generally affects people working as hairdresser, caterers, mechanics, and cleaners or in health care industry, who come in contact with various irritants or chemicals.

Eczema Causes
The primary cause of eczema is unclear; however, the most commonly found cause of hand eczema includes:

  • Irritant Contact Dermatitis

One of the most common causes of hand dermatitis is irritants. Regular exposure to various irritants such as lubricants, water, coolant, soaps, food particles, degreasers, food products and plastics can cause this disorder.

  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis

There are various common allergies that can cause a person to acquire this disease. Some people who are allergic to nickel, certain preservatives or food items can acquire hand eczema. This is also believed to be an occupation related disease as people working with organic dye, plastic, rubber, plants or resins can have this disease.

  • Atopic Dermatitis

Children are often affected by atopic dermatitis which concerns a small portion of the skin. The skin in the affected area gets itchy however, it can be treated by moisturizing the area.

Treatments for Hand Dermatitis are performed by Dr. Kling for patients in Manhattan, Brooklyn and throughout the New York City area.

Hand Eczema Symptoms
All type of eczema causes redness, itchiness, and hardened skin, but, hand eczema looks slightly different. Some symptoms that you may experience while suffering from this disease include:

  • Pain
  • Redness
  • Dryness to the point of flaking
  • Blisters
  • Itching
  • Cracks
  • Irritation between the fingers
  • Burning sensation

Diagnosis of Hand Eczema
If not diagnosed on time, hand eczema can turn into chronic disease. It disables a person’s ability to perform different tasks. It may also cause emotional discomfort. Therefore, it is important to get tests done at the first instance of eczema.

  • Patch Test

Patients suffering from chronic hand dermatitis should get a patch test done. During this test, the allergic patches are applied to the back o the patient’s hand. This test is also recommended for those who have seen the symptoms returning after stopping the medication.

How to Control Hand Eczema?
An important step of treatment, skin protection should not be missed by the patients. By making certain lifestyle and self-care modifications, people can quickly treat themselves.

  • Gentle Cleansing

Using gentle hand cleanser that is free of fragrances and irritating ingredients is the best way to avoid this skin disease.

  • Moisturizing

Regularly moisturizing your hands with petroleum jelly is a great way to treat hand eczema. You can also apply a rich moisturizer to your hands after bathing or washing hands to lock in the moisture.

  • Lifestyle Modifications

Making certain changes in your lifestyle can help you treat the condition with ease. Here are few things to keep in mind.

  • Avoid wet-work and excessive washing of hands
  • Take off your rings before washing hands
  • Avoid scratching the cracked area on skin
  • Protect your hands using cotton gloves
  • Reducing stress may also proves beneficial
  • Minimize contact with raw meat
  • Use emollients frequently
  • Use prescribed lubricants and medicines

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