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
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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

The Causes of Acne

hpv-kling2Dr King is up-to-date on the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of acne and acne scarring. He is the recognized go-to-person for acne-related diagnoses in the metropolitan NYC area. He has extensive experience with the full range of acne and acne scaring issues.

Dr. Kling’s private practice offices are located on the Upper East Side in Manhattan and in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The offices are comfortable, stylish, elegantly decorated and impeccably clean. You can feel reassured that your consultation and treatment will be performed by an accomplished, experienced, and well-respected board-certified physician.

Hormonal
Hormonal changes, like menstrual cycles or puberty may be a contributing factors to the development of acne. During these times androgens, a sex hormone, makes the follicular gland grow large and it makes more sebum. Another way to affect hormones is by using anabolic steroids and the outcome may be similar with the increase of sebum production in the body. Apart from androgens testosterone, dihydrotestosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, as well as growth in insulin production also causes an increase in sebum production which causes acne on the skin.

In older patients, cases of acne may be caused from pregnancy or other hormonal disorders like aspolycystic ovary syndrome, hirsutism, or Cushing’s syndrome. In later years with the onset of menopause acne occurs when natural occurring anti acne hormone fails.

Genetic
There is a group that may have a higher likelihood in having acne because of genetics. This idea is based on a number of studies that have distinguished the relationship between first degree relatives and case study participants. Acne follows a poygenic pattern where a number of genetic factors pass on the susceptibility of getting acne and does not follow classic inheritance patterns.

Psychological
It is unclear as to the direct connected between acne and stress. There has been scientific research that suggests that there is correlation between severe acne and increased stress levels. The National Institutes of Health adds stress as a factor that can flare up acne but not as a cause. A study in Singapore seems to disagree with a direct relationship between stress and acne.

Infectious
There is a bacterium that the medical community has identified to produce acne. Propionibacterium acnes P acnes are the bacteria identified as the main case but Staphylococcus epidermidis also plays a role in acne development. Clonal sub-strains of P. acnes have been associated with normal skin health and others with long-term acne problems. These strains have yet to produce inconclusive evidence that they develop on the skin in adverse conditions or they pathogenically acquired, it could simply depend on the individual. These bacteria either have a great ability to change or adapt to inflation and oil production of the skin.

Diet
It is large debate as to how diet causes acne and if at all. The medical community is still discussing this on an ongoing fashion with each study. There is basis to believe a glycemic loaded diet is associated with worsening acne. Traditional western diets are low in omega 3 oils and vitamin A. The low levels of these elements may increase the skins propensity to get a severe case of acne.

Parasitic
Positive associations have been shown with the parasitic mite Demodex however the studies to date do not isolate a cause and it is unclear whether Demodex or Demodex associated bacteria produces the effects at this time.

Some have been able to produce a relationship between Demodex and acne. The studies have yet to show clearly if it Demodex or if Demodex associated bacteria actually produces acne.

It is clear that concerning diet and parasitic influences in acne production more studies are required. Patients can use the information as a guideline rather than medical instruction.

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