The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology published an article written by Douglas Fife, MD, entitled Practical Evaluation and Management of Atrophic Acne Scars: Tips for the General Dermatologist, found in Vol. 4(8) of August 2011. The article speaks to general dermatologists who struggle to find a treatment solution for patients suffering from atrophic acne scars. Dr. Fife gives a practical, step-by-step guide for evaluating and treating patients with atrophic acne scars. He also warns of pitfalls to avoid, and provides details on certain procedures a general dermatologist may practice, such as filler injections, skin needling, and punch excision.