Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
177 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

Suggest remedies for collagen regeneration in skin

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Sanjay Kumar Kanodia

Dermatologist

Practicing since :2002

Answered : 4165 Questions

default
Posted on Fri, 26 Aug 2016 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Hello,

Please direct my question to Dr XXXXXXX XXXXXXX from XXXXXXX He has previously answered my queries and will be helpful.

This is regarding collagen production.

Does in our day to day life collagen production keeps happening?

What would be the key reasons if the collagen production has stopped or is not triggering to the same extent?

Is there a natural way or any other way apart from procedures to trigger collagen production so it can smoothen out the skin

Thanks
doctor
Answered by Dr. Sanjay Kumar Kanodia 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Re : collagen regeneration

Detailed Answer:
Hello young fellow,

Welcome back and thanks for posting your further concern to our forum.

Our skin is a multilayered structure with superficial and deep layers. The specific layer of dermis has special cells which keep on producing collagen throughout our life. It is maximum in young age and declines a getter 30 years as the age progresses. The low production of collagen in the skin is the reason for getting aging lines and wrinkles post middle age.

You can imagine collagen in skin just like air in the baloon. As the air in the baloon recedes the surface becomes saggy. The same phenomenon occurs with skin and collagen.

Other than that if there is any damage to the dermal skin such as by scar formation or by big pimples it can get reduced.

In natural way out diet plays the most important part in collagen regeneration. Vitamin C containing diet with antioxidants are most important in regeneration of collagen.

I suggest my patients to take lot citrus fruits along with all yellow and red fruits are the main source of above.

I hope this helps.

With regards,

Dr Sanjay Kanodia
MD Dermatology


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
default
Follow up: Dr. Sanjay Kumar Kanodia 1 hour later
Hello Sir,

Thanks for the explanation .

Sir I do understand that you had asked me not to use Retino A as my skin already tends to remain red. But otherwise just for my knowledge if down the line after few months if i use it then does it have any side effects for long term use ?

Thanks
doctor
Answered by Dr. Sanjay Kumar Kanodia 9 hours later
Brief Answer:
You can very well use the product in future.

Detailed Answer:
Hello young fellow,

Welcome back and thanks for further follow up.

Retino A is good product to be used for collagen regeneration thereby reducing the visibility of the scars. But the side effect is dryness of the skin with excessive redness. There is no side effect on long term usage and can be safely used except for the part of redness and flaking off and on.

So if down the line after few months if you use it then there are no side effects for long term use. You can very well use the product in future.

I hope this helps.

With regards,

Dr Sanjay Kanodia
MD Dermatology
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Medical Topics ,  

Recent questions on  Dermis

doctor1 MD

Does biopsy report there is psoriasform hyperplasia of the epidermis with focal spongiform pustalation. Horny layer contains areas of compact,...

doctor1 MD

My dermatopathology report says : hyperkeratosis and parakeratosis are present. Atypical keratinocytes are present within all levels of the...

doctor1 MD

What would a rare mitotic figure mean on a shave biopspy of a mole that had been picked and traumatized?

doctor1 MD

Soles of feet turned white and left leg swollen after wearing boots constantly for a full week at work. Will my feet and left calf go back to...

doctor1 MD

I have small dark purple blue dots on both sides of my labia. They do not hurt, itch, ooze or feel raised. I noticed them after getting waxed and...