Antibiotics when I’m sick, sure. I’ve even tried them to keep my skin clear. But could antibiotics play a role in reversing signs of aging?
A clinical trial is currently under way to determine if Oracea, a low-dose (40 mg) doxycycline, can help inhibit collagenase (the enzyme that breaks down collagen) when combined with Retin-A, fractional resurfacing or Intense Pulsed Light (IPL). We hear that preliminary data supports this hypothesis, so be sure to check back for further updates.
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