Pointers with Dr Portela: Collagen Supplements

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc answers the question, “Should I be taking a collagen supplement?” He breaks down the evidence as the answer is not as simple as it may seem.

Dustin Portela, DO, a board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon at Treasure Valley Dermatology in Boise, Idaho, talks collagen supplements. He goes through the evidence of collagen’s effect on the skin and talks what steps should be taken before deciding to take the plunge.

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