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Med.: Retin-A / Imitations #116447

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 27, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Study on use of acne drug Retin-A to combat wrinkles recalled. Report introduced.

(DC: George Strait) Flooding of market by imitations of Retin-A featured; scenes shown of what Retin-A does for user. [Skin care consultant Billy Jo MILLS - says money is now great in skin care industry] [Retinyl-A distributor Peter LAI - says he is striking while iron is hot.] [Dermatologist Dr. Wayne SCHUPBACH - says those buying Retinyl-A are getting ripped off.] [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) commissioner Dr. Frank YOUNG - discusses imitators.] Mills' sale of Retinyl Palmitate Formula detailed. [WOMAN - comments on product] FDA (Food and Drug Administration) chgs. against Mills outlined on screen. [MILLS - responds.] Pharmacists' "home brews" similar to Retin-A reported; scenes shown. [Retin-A specialist Dr. John VOORHEES - explains how Retin-A can be damaged in product] Making of imitative product by New York dermatologist Dr. Sam. Mandel shown. [MANDEL - says they are getting more than money's worth.] [Mandel's PATIENT - explains positive results.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Strait, George
Duration:
00:03:50

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