What is a laser-removed mole area supposed to look like as it heals?

I had a flesh colored mole removed 10 days ago via laser, what should the appearance be of a healing area? Mine has a red ring around an ivory colored indented center. I took keflex for 7 days to prevent infection but I am not sure it should look the way it does as it is healing. It does not seem to be scabbing, the concave center is soft and not scabbing. Please help

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Knowing What's Normal with Laser Mole Removal

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This is tough to answer without pictures. Based on your pictures it sounds normal, but I recommend following up with your Dr. for an evaluation to be sure. Best, Dr. Emer

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