There are various procedures that can be used to remove scars and they include microdermabrasion, chemical peels, fat transfer, dermal fillers and collagen injections. Microdermabrasion and chemical peels involve the removal of the top layer of skin. Collagen injections, fat transfer and dermal fillers fill-in the depression left by a scar so its appearance is minimized. Severe scars can be removed via surgery but this can create new scars. Laser scar removal used a high-energy light to remove a scar or reshape the area impacted by the scar.