What can I do about small scars on the face after a procedure?

Hi Dr. Irwin, I have been reading your articles and blogs for several months now. I have a question: I had facial warts removal surgery by electrotrautory ( think that's what it's called) 8 months ago and it left me with some depressed scarring on the face. And I'd like to know what can I do to remove these scars? Appreciate you could answer my question, many thanks!!!!! Ellie

Ellie –  you didn’t give me your age, but in general the Fraxel (a fractionated erbium laser) works well for small, depressed scars.  It’s used frequently to treat smaller, depressed acne scars.  Usually a series of 3 or so is needed, so don’t give up after one treatment. Hope this helps.  Dr. I

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