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Understand.com® Expands Orthopaedic Library with the Release of Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement

Understand.com® is extremely proud to announce the latest addition to our Orthopaedic Library: the brand-new HD Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement animation.

Over the past decade, reverse shoulder replacement has emerged as an alternative surgery for those patients who are not candidates for conventional shoulder replacement. The number of reverse shoulder replacement surgeries continues to rise in the United States, making up one-third of all shoulder replacement procedures performed.

Take a look at the highlights from our latest Orthopaedic animation here.

Gynecomastia Surgery is the latest HD addition to Understand.com’s® Plastic Surgery Library

Did you know that over 40% of all breast reduction surgeries performed in 2015 were performed on men?

Understand.com® is pleased to announce the latest HD addition to our Plastic Surgery animation library:  Gynecomastia Surgery. This brand new animation explores the underlying anatomy and causes of gynecomastia, treatment options, surgical procedure, and the post-operative recovery process.

Check out the Gynecomastia Sugery teaser here.

Subscribers to our Plastic Surgery Library will have Gynecomastia Surgery automatically added to their libraries at no extra cost.

Prospective customers who are interested in licensing our animations, please do not hesitate to contact one of our customer service representatives today at 1 (775) 851-3420!

Understand.com® is committed to bringing our customers the most accurate and highest quality patient education tools  available!

New Plastic Surgery Animations Now Available in Portuguese and Spanish

Understand.com® is very proud to announce the expansion of our Plastic Surgery Library with the release of six of our newest and most popular animations in Portuguese and Spanish. Botox, Fat Transfer (featuring Brazilian Butt Lift), Breast Augmentation Silicone and Saline, and Full and Mini Tummy Tuck are now available in both Portuguese and Spanish. Each animation has been certified by professional translators and reviewed by a native speaking Subject Matter Expert in order to ensure accuracy.

Subscribers to our Spanish and Portuguese Plastic Surgery Libraries will find the animations automatically added to their libraries and ready to share with patients. Current or prospective customers who wish to add the Spanish or Portuguese language(s) to their accounts, please call us today at 1 (775) 851-3420!

Understand.com® remains dedicated to bringing the highest quality patient education tools  available to the broadest audience possible!

Understand.com® Continues Orthopaedic Library Expansion with the Release of Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction

Understand.com is excited to continue the expansion of our Orthopaedic Library with the release of the brand new Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction animation.

Subscribers to our Orthopaedic Library will find that MPFL Reconstruction has been added automatically to their libraries and is ready for viewing.

Check out the teaser for the MPFL Reconstruction animation here.

Understand.com® Adds Updated HD Version of Fully Torn Rotator Cuff Repair to Orthopaedic Library

 

Understand.com is proud to announce the latest addition to the Orthopaedic Library: the high definition update of Fully Torn Rotator Cuff Repair. This animation release is part of Understand.com’s ongoing efforts to expand and enhance the Orthopaedic Library and to supply our clients with the best patient education on the market.

Click here to view the teaser reel for Fully Torn Rotator Cuff Repair.

Fully Torn Rotator Cuff Repair has been added automatically to the libraries of our Orthopaedic Library subscribers at no additional cost. Expansion and improvement to Understand.com’s Orthopaedic Library will continue in the next month with the release of the brand new Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction animation. Stay tuned!

Expanding and Enhancing the Orthopaedic Library

In case you missed it, Understand.com has been busy expanding and enhancing our Orthopaedic Library with the addition of  the new Anterior Hip Replacement animation and the updated releases of  our Total Knee Replacement and Partial Knee Replacement animations. 

These animations utilize new photo-realistic 3D models and textures that depict these orthopaedic procedures in incredibly lifelike, beautiful detail. Additionally, these animations have been created in HD format to enhance viewers’ experience.

In addition to these three new animations, In 2016 Understand.com will be releasing an updated, HD animation of Fully Torn Rotator Cuff Repair and a brand new animation, Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction. With the continued expansion and enhancement of our Orthopaedic Libary, Understand.com maintains its commitment to provide the most accurate, comprehensive, and beautiful patient education tools available.

Understand.com® Expands Plastic Surgery Breast Procedures with the Release of Breast Reconstruction, Breast Lift, and Breast Lift with Implants Animations

Understand.com is excited to announce the expansion of our Plastic Surgery Library with the release of three new and updated breast procedure animations: Breast Reduction, Breast Lift, and Breast Lift with Implants.

Subscribers to our Plastic Surgery Library will have these animations automatically added to their library at no extra cost. Expansion of Understand.com’s Plastic Surgery Library will continue in 2015 with the addition of brand new animations Fat Transfer and Mommy Makeover later this year. 

Understand.com® Expands Library to iPad and Tablet Devices

Orthopedic, Plastic Surgery, and Dermatology Patient Education Libraries Now Include iPad Versions for Free

Plastic Surgery Animation Library - Procedure Menu


Today Understand.com™ announced a new product upgrade that allows all Understand.com™ plastic surgery, orthopedic, and dermatology patient education libraries to work on the iPad and other tablet devices. The expansion will be available to all existing physician clients at no additional charge.

The expanded patient education libraries include hundreds of 3D medical animations that give patients a better understanding of their condition and what to expect if surgery is an option. The brief animations visualize simple yet thorough descriptions of complex healthcare procedures and include:

Orthopedic Procedures

  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Hip
  • Cartilage

Plastic Surgery

  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Tummy Tuck
  • Nose Reshaping, etc

Dermatology Conditions

  • Acne
  • Psoriasis
  • Molluscum Contagiosum
  • Melasma, etc

“Updating and reformatting more than 100 medical animations was no small task, but our customers were requesting it and the iPad is the perfect platform for patient education,” said Darik Volpa, founder and CEO of Understand.com™. “Many of our clients have been severely impacted by the economy, and I am pleased that we continue to upgrade and expand our animations, as well as the platforms they work on for no additional fees.”

Breast Reconstruction Animation Added to Plastic Surgery Library

Understand.com’s First Animation Available to the Public on YouTube

Plastic surgeon clients of Understand.com™ will have the new Breast Reconstruction animation added to their 3D animated library at no additional cost. This animation represents the sixth new animation added to the Plastic Surgery Library in 2012. It is also the first time the company will provide an animation, in its entirety, on YouTube for the general public.

This highly detailed 12 minute animation explains the various options of breast reconstruction and was developed with the expertise of Scott Wrye, MD and Wes Hall, MD, two board certified plastic surgeons. It is already being utilized on several well-respected breast cancer websites including a site by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

“Many at Understand.com™ have family members who have been afflicted by breast cancer. We felt we had to provide this animation to the general public and increase awareness as much as possible. The various options for breast reconstruction can be confusing and I believe our animation will really help patients understand the options available to them.” said Darik Volpa, Founder and CEO of Understand.com™.

Two HD animations added to the Plastic Surgery Library

Understand.com is proud to announce the release of two newly upgraded animations to the plastic surgery library. “This is our second installment of upgrades for our plastic surgery patient education library,” said CEO, Darik Volpa. “These upgrades will be ongoing for all of our plastic surgery content at no additional charge to our clients.”

The new 3D animations are available to view here:

Previous upgrades included Liposuction, Mini Tummy Tuck, Mini Facelift, Lower Facelift, and Lower Eyelid Surgery.

Upper Eyelid, Nose Reshaping and several other procedures are currently under development and will be added to the library later this year.