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3 out of 5 stars Liposuction

Bummer results first go- 600CC NOT ENOUGH removed for my weight!! Second Surgery-Revision 6 weeks later- taking 500cc more.

So far I’ve had very poor results. My left flanks were completely missed and my lower abdomen completely missed. I have it in writing the sites that I paid for. I am a 160 pound person with only 600cc removed - flanks, upper and lower abdomen, back, inner thighs arms, and pubic area. Many PSs here on RealSelf have all stated that with only 600cc I will likely not see anything at all. Some h...

5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

Did a great job!

Dr. Kaplan did my lipo a few months ago and did a great job.. I am going back in a couple weeks to have a tummy tuck which he suggested but I didn't listen Cuz I thought I was going to have more kids. They have been very good at helping me get financing and answering all of my questions and I think I had alot lol. The lipo has changed my life in so many ways after 5 kids and I'm sure the tummy...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Revision

I had a great experience with Dr. Kaplan and his Staff!

Dr Kaplan is the most experienced Plastic surgeon and the most gentlest man. Since I was 14 yrs. old., I had trouble with cysts in my breast and had surgery to have the cyst removed. At age 20, I had my first breast implants. (By someone else). They hardened up and at age 40, I went back and had the implants done over (by the same surgeon). The same thing happened again. All my life, I just...

28, Three Kids, Cant Exersise Like I Used to Due to Injury

I had my three kids basically back to back. With each pregnancy i was polyhydramnios which means I had excessive amniotic fluid so my belly was huge like i was carrying twins. My tummy was ruined by the end of it all. I would always drop the weight but the skin on my tummy got more loose and loose and looked like a prune. I got a tummy tuck in 2012 but since my injuries have worsened to where...

28 Years Old, 5'4, 100lbs Silicone Subglandular - Columbia, MO

Dr Kaplan and his nurse Chris are very nice, professional and willing to work with your schedule! During my consultation, he told us important things about his professional history to help you feel more comfortable with him as a competent and caring surgeon. They answered all our questions and made us feel very comfortable about our choices. Thank you!

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction Revision

Had Implants Done in Springfield Mo and They "Bottomed Out" - Columbia, MO

Dr Kaplan fixed my breast implants that had bottomed out......he and Chris both were awesome and extremely helpful from start to finish!! I was very nervous with the first surgery with a different Doctor didn't turn out like I had wanted. But they did what I was expecting and more!! Great experience and I would definitely recommend them!!

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Revision

Reconstructive Breast Surgery - Columbia, MO

I had two previous implant surgeries 30 and 40 years ago. I also had left scapula back pain which I did not know was associated with my implants. I had hard, projective, breast with scar tissue that developed over the years. I was self-conscious about them and dressed to hide the abnormality. My husband was not unhappy with the appearance of my breasts. I looked good in my clothes and was able...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Soon to Be Married 35 Yr Old Breast Augmentation - Moberly, MO

I am a 35 year old mother, who lost all breast tissue from having my child. I had been dealing with feeling unattractive due to my small breast, which was a 34B. When I looked at myself without a shirt or bra I felt very unattractive. I contacted Doctor Michael Kaplan's office and spoke with Kris his nurse who was very helpful and understanding. We set up a consultation and came to visit. In...

1 out of 5 stars Arm Lift

Arm Lift After Weight Loss, TT and Lipo - Columbia, MO

Dr Kaplan use to be great. But he is to old for the job now. He kept using the wrong suture thread. His wife had to keep correcting him which made him mad. We got on a conversation about Obama and the 3 hours fly by. But now no answer at his office. Just found out that he moved the office. I am happy with Tummy tuck but the arms could have been better. they are uneven and both have dog ears.

2 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck and Lipo - Columbia, MO

Dr Kaplan took 9 hours to do the first TT. I woke up with an indent ion in my head. Don't know what happened. Revision was 3 months later, done in the office. No pain killer he just started poking long needles in my stomach. Said I acted like a man when I complained. Very unprofessional. I was bleeding before I got to the car. Noi didn't go back. I went to urgent Care to get the bleeding stopped. They said the incision wasn't done correctly. Pick another PS.

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