Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions patients have about plastic surgery & aesthetic services. If you have any other questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, we would love to hear from you.


Find answers to common questions about how to prepare for & what to expect after surgery.


We offer financial options for our patients. Learn more about payment options below.


Not sure what to expect after surgery? Find common answers about the typical recovery process.


We’re experts in both surgical and nonsurgical procedures. Browse our aesthetics services below.

What services do you offer?2021-03-10T09:38:58-05:00

Laser treatments: Hair removal, pigment to the skin and broken red capillaries of the face



Facials and Waxing

Injections: Botox, filler and Kybella


Micro Needling



Skin Care Consult

Cool Sculpting

Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery


Body Tite

Can I get a SPA treatment to my face the same day as Botox or Filler?2021-03-10T09:39:24-05:00

Your injections would be after any Facial treatment

Are the same services offered at both locations?2021-03-10T09:39:33-05:00


What is the difference between Micro needling and Fractora2021-03-10T09:39:47-05:00

Micro needling needles are used to form small injuries to the skin that stimulates the collagen production.

Fractora also uses needles, but these needles are housed with radio frequency (heat) you are getting an added boost of collagen stimulation / production in essence Micro needling on steroids.

Are these consults free?2021-03-10T09:43:39-05:00

A 30 minute consult is free anything over 30 minutes $30.00 per 30 minutes

Do you offer Skin Consultation?2021-03-10T09:43:47-05:00


What is the average cost of injections?2021-03-10T09:43:56-05:00

Our regular price for Botox is $12 a unit, however we usually run monthly specials

Filler is charged by the syringe ranging from $390 – $725 depending on the product

What is the difference between Botox and Filler?2021-03-10T09:44:03-05:00

Botox works on the muscles of the face that we use “squish” the skin that causes wrinkling. Will be injected into the muscles to limit the movement to smooth the skin.

Filler goes underneath the skin’s surface to add lift and volume.

Do you have before and after pictures that I can look at?2021-03-10T09:44:12-05:00

Yes – we have several on our Website

Do you have a Website?2021-03-23T10:50:56-05:00
Is Dr. Lett a dermatologist?2021-03-10T09:44:29-05:00

Dr. Lett is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with over 20 years of experience in Plastic and reconstructive surgery.

What is included in the price of my surgery?2021-03-10T09:44:43-05:00

Your quote will be complete. Letts fee, the Operating Room, Anesthesia, Preop Exam, garment and follow up visits for a period of 6-12 months based on your surgery

How long will my surgery take?2021-03-10T09:44:49-05:00
  • Breast Augmentation 1-2 hours
  • Breast Augmentation with a Lift 3 hours
  • Breast Reduction 3 hours
  • Abdominoplasty 3-4 hours
  • Facelift 4 hours
  • Eyelids 1.5 – 3 hours
  • Liposuction 2-4 hours
Do you charge for “revisions”?2021-03-10T09:44:55-05:00

There is a nominal fee for any revisions based on what the procedure will include

How long before I see the final results of my surgery?2021-03-09T17:31:49-05:00

6-12 months is the typical time frame

When will I have to pay the balance of my surgery?2021-03-09T17:30:05-05:00

2 weeks before your surgery when you have your preop appointment

Will I see Dr. Lett at every visit?2021-03-09T17:26:18-05:00

We have a great team of providers that Dr. Lett has put into place, they are experienced in all aspects of post op care, and they are in touch with him regularly. The typical schedule is at your 2nd or 3rd post op visit, then at 3 months, 6 months and 12 months.  Of course, if there is any complication you will immediately be scheduled with him based on his availability

Will I see Dr. Lett before my Surgery?2021-03-09T17:25:42-05:00

You will be scheduled for a Preoperative Exam with one of our Midlevel’s to review your Health History, Consents, medications, pre and post op instructions as well as restrictions after surgery. Depending on the surgery and the time after the consult to surgery you may see Dr. Lett at your preoperative visit.

What is the next step after my consultation?2021-03-09T16:06:46-05:00

You will receive a quote either at the time of your consultation or by email from our Patient Coordinator. Once you receive your quote and have decided to move forward with scheduling a 10% deposit is required to reserve your OR time.

Where does Dr. Lett Operate?2021-03-09T16:05:49-05:00
  1. Summit Hospital
  2. Summit Surgery Center
  3. Vanderbilt of Wilson County
  4. In Office Operating Room
Will I see Dr. Lett after surgery?2021-03-09T16:04:59-05:00

Generally, you will see one of our Midlevel’s the next day after your surgery. Typically, you will see Dr. Lett at your 2nd or 3rd visit

How soon will I be able to go back to work?2021-03-09T16:04:15-05:00

Depending on your surgery it could be as soon as 1 week or 6 weeks

How soon can I drive after my surgery?2021-03-09T16:03:23-05:00

When you are no longer on any pain medications, and able to drive defensively

How long is my recovery?2021-03-09T16:02:39-05:00

You can plan anywhere from 3-6 weeks depending on your procedure

Will Insurance cover this surgery?2021-03-09T16:01:54-05:00

Some procedures “might” be covered by your insurance if you meet the specified criteria from the insurance

Is there a consult fee?2021-03-09T16:01:15-05:00
  1. $100 or $75.00 prepay – this payment will go towards your surgery
Do you offer payment options?2021-03-09T16:00:10-05:00
  1. Care Credit
  2. Prosper
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*Individual Results May Vary
The photos on this website are not intended to represent the results that every patient can expect. Surgical results are not guaranteed and can vary greatly from patient-to-patient.
Disclaimer: The information on this site is intended for general purposes only and is not intended to nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Dr. Lett & The Lett Center for Plastic Surgery, Mt. Juliet, TN.

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