Punch Graft to Remove Facial Scar Caused by Laser - Liquid Injectable Silicone? (photo)

I had a mole removed by an Er:YAG laser 15 weeks ago (see pictures). It has left redness, a divot, and a scar. I am very upset, I was promised a good cosmetic result. Another doctor has recommended that I do a punch graft using skin from inside my ear. Based on my pictures below, is this a good suggestion? What cosmetic results can I expect for my face & ear? Could liquid injectable silicone be used to help my situation? Juvaderm fillers were not very successful at removing the divot.

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Punch Graft to Remove Facial Scar Caused by Laser - Liquid Injectable Silicone? (photo)

You can excise it surgically. The resulting straight scar will be prominent for 3-6 months then fade. At 12 months it will be barely noticeable. Nothing else will be able to correct the contour deformity and colour deformity that you have.

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