How long after a mole removal by shave to flatten?

I got a mole shaved from the side of my nose a month ago and it appears puffed up. How long before the scar flattens and do the silicone patches work well?

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Cosmetic Mole Removal -- Lasers, Radiowave, Shave -- See an Expert

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I suggest laser treatments 6 weeks after the shave.  Please see a expert in lasers and scars. Best, Dr. Emer.

Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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