FAQ

Omeza® Skin Protectant

*What is Omeza Skin Protectant?

Omeza Skin Protectant is a proprietary anhydrous (i.e., contains no water) blend of natural oils and vitamins.

*How does Omeza Skin Protectant help skin?

Omeza Skin Protectant delivers a nutrient buffet of omega-3 essential fatty acids, which are basic building blocks for human health, as well as omega-6, omega-9 and vitamins A, C and E.

*Where does Omeza Skin Protectant work best?

Omeza Skin Protectant works best on dry skin and skin at risk for bruising.

*Will Omeza Skin Protectant clog the pores on my face?

Unless applied to excess, Omeza Skin Protectant passes rapidly through the epidermis to the dermis and subcutaneous tissue without clogging pores.

*Why shouldn't I use just any omega-3 oil (from fish oil, plant oil, etc.)?

Patent-pending Omeza Skin Protectant rapidly penetrates the skin, whereas other fish oils can oxidize on the skin surface and leave a rotten fish odor. Omega-3 from plants doesn’t provide the same benefits as omega-3 from fish.

*Can I use Omeza Skin Protectant if I am allergic to shellfish?

Yes. There are no ingredients derived from shellfish in Omeza Skin Protectant. As always, consult your doctor before using if you have a fish allergy.

*Is there a limit for the amount of Omeza Skin Protectant that can be used per day?

Omeza Skin Protectant can be used regularly to maintain skin health and reduce the risk of skin injury. There is no know limit on use.

*How often should I apply Omeza Skin Protectant?

Omeza Skin Protectant should be used daily for best results.

*How should I apply Omeza Skin Protectant?

Omeza Skin Protectant can be sprayed on legs and arms or can be sprayed into the palm of your hand to be spread on intended use areas. Care should be taken not to overspray, as any oil is slippery on hard surfaces such as floors.

*When should I not use Omeza Skin Protectant?

Omeza Skin Protectant is intended for use on intact skin and is not intended for use on open wounds.

*Are there any age restrictions for use on skin?

There are no known age restrictions. We would always recommend to check with a child's pediatrician before using on infants.

*What is anhydrous? Why is that important?

Anhydrous (i.e., contains no water) is important, because water-containing products dilute the potential for delivering nutrients to the different layers of the skin.

Omeza Lidocaine Lavage

*What is Omeza Lidocaine Lavage?

Omeza Lidocaine Lavage is an anhydrous (i.e., contains no water) OTC wound wash and temporary pain reliever that contains a proprietary blend of omega-3 oil.

*How does Omeza Lidocaine Lavage help pain/itch relief?

Omeza Lidocaine Lavage rapidly penetrates skin delivering lidocaine and omega-3 oil to help relieve pain and itching when cleaning open wounds or on compromised skin (from poison ivy, shingles outbreaks, etc.).

*How does Omeza Lidocaine Lavage work best?

Omeza Lidocaine Lavage works best when applied as soon as possible to open wounds or compromised skin.

*Why does Omeza Lidocaine Lavage have such little lidocaine?

Omeza Lidocaine Lavage (0.8% lidocaine) is formulated to be used in open wounds and on compromised skin where less lidocaine is needed to be effective, because the epidermis is either missing or damaged.

*Can I use Omeza Lidocaine Lavage if I am allergic to shellfish?

Yes. There are no ingredients derived from shellfish in Omeza Lidocaine Lavage. As always, consult your doctor before using if you have a fish allergy.

*Is there a limit for how many times using Omeza Lidocaine Lavage a day?

Yes. Do not use more than 18 vials in a 24 hour period.

*How often should I apply Omeza Lidocaine Lavage?

You should only need to apply Omeza Lidocaine Lavage once to clean an open wound before applying a dressing. For compromised skin, such as from poison ivy, shingles outbreaks, etc., Omeza Lidocaine Lavage can be used as frequently as needed to relieve pain and itching.

*How and when should I apply Omeza Lidocaine Lavage?

Omeza Lidocaine Lavage should be applied as soon as possible following a skin injury or compromised skin outbreak.

* When should I not use Omeza Lidocaine Lavage?

Omeza Lidocaine Lavage should not be used if you are allergic to lidocaine or any other product ingredients.

About Omega-3

*What is omega-3?

Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) that play an important role in human physiology. Omega-3 fatty acids are commonly found in fish oils. When exposed to air, omega-3 fatty acids are subject to oxidation and rancidity. The body does not synthesize omega-3 fatty acids, so they must be obtained from the diet or topical application.

*Is all omega-3 the same?

No. All omega-3 fatty acids are not the same.The three most important types of omega-3 are ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid). Effectiveness depends on the blend of ALA, DHA and EPA. ALA comes mostly from plants. DHA and EPA come mostly from fish.

*What’s the difference between omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9?

Omega-3 fatty acids are anti-inflammatory. However, consuming too much omega-6 counteracts the omega-3 benefits. The optimal balance between omega-6 and omega-3 is often called the omega-6:omega-3 ratio. Omega-9 fats are common in vegetable and seed oils, as well as nuts and seeds. Unfortunately, Western diets contain too much omega-6 and not enough omega-3, contributing to diabetes and obesity. It is important to get the right balance of the three types.

*Why should I put omega-3 on my skin?

Topical delivery of omega-3 is efficient. You cannot consume enough omega-3 orally to deliver systemically and effectively to a wound.