Thursday, November 13, 2014

What are PEPTIDES & what they can do to your skin?
Peptides are chains of amino acids that help to form proteins (like blocks to develop tissue). One of the most important proteins for healthy skin is COLLAGEN, then peptides can help significantly to increase collagen and elastin production.
Some of the best peptides for skincare are Palmitoyl pentapeptide-3 trademark Matrixyl3000 one of the powerful peptide molecules found in the latest generation of high-end wrinkle products. The active ingredient in M3000 is also called Micro-collagen as found in our MATRIX SKIN REPAIR serum. Also the most recently discovered "neuropeptide" hexapeptide-8 or argireline as found in our ARGIRELINE 20% FORMULA - Intensive smoothening serum.
Collagen makes up 75% of the skin, is crucial for the appearance of youthfulness; this naturally-occurring substance makes the skin strong, plump and smooth. Our body's production is significantly decreased as we age. That is why we need to help our body with amino acids intake and application. Most peptides function as agents that have theoretical cell-communicating ability to help skin repair itself.

There are multiple peptides available in the skin care market, but consumers need to know that concentration and purity are very important factors in the effectiveness of the substance.
Unfortunately, many prestigious companies use very good peptides but with very limited concentration and high content of preservatives. They are big producers and they need to use preservatives to protect their products from spoiling. On the other hand, prices are significantly elevated to cover all the advertisement and distribution expenses but price not always reflects the quality or concentrations of the substance.
The consumers must learn to read the ingredients and content of the products they apply to their skin just like the food we ingest.
For skin care, we highly recommend serums because their great absorption capacity. For best results never apply combined substances since the molecules will fight for channel penetration. In other words, skin care products that promote multiple substances content to solve multiple skin problems might fail in their effectiveness. Peptides must be applied on skin before the moisturizers to ensure appropriate penetration.
Peptides can be great anti-aging ingredients for skin care but they're not the only ones you need to make your skin appear as young and healthy as you'd like. There are other amazing ingredients that are important for every individual case. Healthy diet and exercise combined with a good quality of skin care products plus daily sun protection, all are crucial elements for a healthy appearance of your skin.
 In OJARI we will assess the needs of your skin with the minimum purchase of products. Just call to set up an appointment.
To buy or for more information about our skin care line of products you can visit or call 805-563-0450
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Monday, November 3, 2014


Give your skin the natural beauty and clarity of diamonds
With the help of Diamonds!
(Professional / Medical grade - Skin resurfacing treatment)
Microdermabration or skin resurfacing is a technique for removing the topmost layer of the skin leaving it supple and vibrant. In our center we have the DiamondTome Wand system that is crystal-free and gently removes this layer of skin by exfoliating with natural diamond chops, while at the same time is vacuuming the dead skin cells away in a sterile and controlled manner. Removing this outer layer of dead skin cells leaves a smother texture and promotes the growth of healthy new skin cells.
Resurfacing using a DiamondTome Wand is similar to any other microdermabration and chemical peels in its results but without the adverse effects of chemicals or loose particles, irritation and skin reaction.
This treatment is a wonderful alternative to laser or chemical peels because it is non-invasive, non-surgical and requires no down time after treatment. Normal activities may be resumed immediately. Your skin will have a radiant glow; most of the patients experience softer, smoother and cleaner skin after the first treatment.
Treatment series vary from five to ten sessions depending on the condition being treated and the type of skin. It is recommended for:

  • Sun Damage
  • Age spots
  • Reduction of minor early aging fine lines
  • Blending of cosmetic surgery or laser treatments
  • Reduction of acne scarring
  • Extraction of blackheads and whiteheads
  • Minor scar revision
  • Hyper-pigmentation reduction
  • Oily skin
  • Rejuvenation and skin health


Common concerns:

How much discomfort will I experience?

The treatments are painless yet effective.

How many sessions do I need for acne scars?

We recommend a series of 6 to 10 treatments to achieve your objective, same for wrinkles & hyperpigmentation problems. Every case should be evaluated individually. 
How will I look after the treatment?

Your skin will look slightly flushed immediately after the treatment but you should return to normal in 10-30 minutes. Your skin will look and feel smoother even after the first treatment and will continue to improve with additional treatments.


For more information or for an appointment please contact us @
221 West Pueblo St. Suite B, Santa Barbara, CA. 93105
PH (805)563-0450 or e-mail:

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOt)

Pre & post Surgery Support Program

Mind and body approach               
The use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy before and after surgery can reduce healing time up to 50 %   Hyperbaric oxygen is the only treatment that allows a high percentage of oxygen molecules to penetrate in severely injured cells.
Multiple studies have been published testifying the remarkable healing of wounds with hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOt). The most important effects of hyperbaric oxygen for the post-surgery patients are:
* Increased Collagen formation & fibroblast proliferation which are critical in any wound healing and rejuvenation process.
*Accelerated Revascularization of ischemic tissues, optimizing cellular level of oxygen and nerve function.  Crucial aspect to prevent complications during any injury or surgery, therefore;  improves post-surgery nerve repair
*Stimulation of leukocyte for microbial control.

hyperbaric oxygen therapy can reduce healing time.

There is scientific evidence   that suggests that pre-surgery stress alters the functioning of the body’s endocrine and immune systems. These changes affect the release of important chemicals in the brain, which in turn may affect wound healing and other post- surgery processes.
When oxygen is under pressure, it acts like a drug and has drug-like effects on the DNA & other components of each cell, bringing about permanent change in the cell and surrounding tissue. Over the decades of experimentation with HBOT it has been discovered that its secret of success is its cumulative effect, meaning that after a series of at least 25 treatments, the body’s tissues have been permanently changed.
Steps can be taken to help prepare a person for a surgery and reduce post-surgery complications, while promoting a quick recovery.
Multiple factors will determine how quickly you will recover from surgery or any injury. (Age, Health, Chronic conditions, smoking history, poor blood circulation, poor immunity, etc.)
HBOt can have a profound impact on recovery factors, removing the barriers to healing and helping to prevent complications, reducing the severity of conditions that develop over the time.
“Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a wonderful tool in a comprehensive wound healing program.”
Our Surgery Program includes:
before surgery. (highly recommended, it helps the body for immediate injury response )
  • 1 (90 min)   hyperbaric oxygen treatment  
after surgery.
  • 4 or 5 (90 min) hyperbaric oxygen sessions.  ( Surgeons will evaluate each case individually )
 “The patients that have received hyperbaric oxygen therapy report:  less pain, less bruising, less swelling, less scars and less down time.”

HBO t is highly recommended after:      
* Plastic surgery.
*Liposuctiontummy tuck
*Laser peels & micro-dermabration
*Fat & hair transplants
*Chemical peelings
*Skin fillers
*Anti-aging / stem cells stimulation.
* Former smokers will have better healing
HBOt  is frequently used for :
*Diabetic foot /ulcers.
*Burns & Skin grafts.
*Fractures & Sport injuries.
*Skin damage from Radiation exposure.
*Brain injury / Stroke.
*Toxic - Chemical exposure
* & other multiple indications

Hyperbaric Medical Center

221 West Pueblo St. # B    Santa Barbara, CA. 93105   (805) 563.0450
E-mail      visit our website @

Monday, March 24, 2014


Did you know that The number of Patients suffering of Attention Deficit disorder ADD & Hyperactivity ADHD are more frequent than we think?

Kids forgetting homework, day dreaming at class, misbehaving at all places, adults having a hard time following simple instructions, or getting in trouble for making inappropriate comments at inappropriate times, with hyperactivity problems, all those are also signs of attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), which can affect the patient’s ability to learn and get along with others. A disorder that without professional management will affect radically the patients life and their family.

Don't you think that diagnosing ADD - ADHD correctly would be fundamental before to take any medication? Why not to test the patients before any prescription?

Don't you want to know if your child really have ADHD?
Can an adult have ADD?
As a clinician, do you want to find a better way to measure attention than only rating some one's behaviors? Something that's objective?

Have you heard about the TOVA test? or  Test of Variables of Attention (T.O.V.A.®)
If you or somebody you know are dealing with similar problems, you should know about the TOVA test.  Is an objective, neurophysiological measure of attention, not a subjective rating of behavior. It is a 21.6 minute long, very simple "computer game" that measures your responses to either visual or auditory stimuli.

The Test of Variables of Attention (T.O.V.A.®) is a computerized test of attention that assists in the screening, diagnosis, and treatment monitoring of attention disorders, like Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It is used at all the states of USA and now can be found at some other international countries.

The cost of the test ranges between $115 to $170, you can inquire about it to you physician or to an expert in the field.

Plus, TOVA test can be repeated to evaluate how the patients are responding to the treatment, since every case is different, with the help of the test Doctors & Parents can monitor the progress of the patient.

A big problem is that many patients are undiagnosed & many others are just getting pills because their doctor thinks that it may be ADD and think that medication is the only solution they can offer, the fact is that it is very important to find out if the patients are appropriately diagnosed, because often they are prescribed with some medications that might have serious secondary effects.

If you want to take the test & know more about the test? feel free to contact our office @ Santa Barbara CA. for 805-563-0450

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Natural & Professional Strength Products
 Reverse skin aging with a chemical-free system

1.- MATRIX SKIN REPAIR - M3000 One of the best quality peptides in the market (compare with Dr. Perricone’s & La Mer peptides) $35.00 1fl oz.

Matrixyl is associated with increase in elastin fiber density and thickness and improved regularity of collagen IV, critical for smooth & supple skin. Matrixyl reduces surface wrinkles, improves skin firmness. A clinical study showed a 68% reduction of deep surface wrinkles in 60 days. This product is also great for wound healing.
·         Reduces deep wrinkles by 68%
·         Stimulates the “matrix” (the lower layers in the skin) to heal and regenerate.
·         Increases overall collagen I synthesis by up to 117% and a 357% increase in collagen IV synthesis according with some research.
·         This exclusive amino peptide complex regenerates your skin without chemical peels.
·         Use it every day for better results.

2.- SKIN HYDRATION COMPLEX – Hyaluronic Ac. concentrated formula $35.00 1 fl oz.

This delicious facial serum has the extraordinary ability to soak in, absorb and retain water.  When applied to the skin it forms a protective barrier which instantly improves the skin’s moisture level and brings the skin a renewed appearance of healthy, youthful vitality. This product has become one of our clients’ favorite serums. You’ll not find it at any retail store, just in medical offices.
·         It has the ability to retain up to 600 times its weight in water.
·         Boosts collagen production up to 300%
·         Perfect for sensitive skin
Apply every day over face and neck area, hydration is immediate.      

3.- REVITALIZING FACIAL OIL (Argan oil) for all types of skin specially for very dry & mature skin (compare with Clarin’s face oil & Josie Maran argan oil)$30.00 1 fl oz.

Delicious way to deliver nutrition to the aging skin, leaving it soft and supple. Light facial treatment oil that can be used daily. It is one of our finest facial moisturizers. Our product uses superior quality oils known for their anti-inflammatory, healing, skin-soothing, softening, anti-aging properties. This is a potent deep penetrating blend for reducing dryness and the signs of aging skin. It is superb for daily use and especially great for post-peel and post-laser applications.
When your skin needs extra hydration use the combination of the SKIN HYDRATION COMPLEX and the REVITALIZING FACIAL OIL for a concentrated moisture boost. You can also mix a drop of our oil with your make-up foundation and enjoy that "lit-from-inside" look! Ingredients: 100% pure organic Argan oil (Morocco) with a 1% Sweet orange oil, Tones & soften your skin
·         Very effective treatment to combat moisture loss; treats & prevents the formation of fine lines.  

4.- REFRESHING CLEANSING TONER (Moisturizing Rosewater with rose oil & Glycerin)
$10 - 4 oz. fl. One of the main benefits of rose water is that it acts as an anti-inflammatory, soothing irritated skin. Some people also use roses as a rich source of antioxidants, which can help strengthen skin cells and regenerate skin tissue. These properties, make rose water particularly beneficial to people with sensitive skin.

Those with dry skin sometimes use rose water as a moisturizer. The idea behind this is that sugars found in rose petals add to rose water's soothing effect, and its natural oils trap moisture in the skin, helping it feel and look smoother. Some experts even believe that rose water can play a role in reducing damage from sun exposure. Plus Rose water has a pleasant aroma that promotes healing and has rejuvenating effects which make the rosewater a potentially valuable addition to your skin care regimen

For Questions or to place an order just contact us @
Hyperbaric Med Center @ 805.563.0450

Friday, January 11, 2013



Intensive smoothing serum
Argireline Formula 20% = Botox alternative $38 1 oz fl
Argireline benefits Include:
·         It diminishes the appearance of forehead creases, droopy brows, crow’s feet, furrows, laugh lines and more
·         It smoothens the skin
·         It reduces the depth of the lines and wrinkles
·         It deters the degeneration of collagen / elastin
·         It can be used and effective on forehead, around the eyes, between brows and around the mouth, face, neck and cleavage area.
·         Increases the skin firmness & tone.
·         Gives skin a plumper, more youthful appearance.
·         A safe alternative to Botox and other synthetic products which produces results with no side effects.
Our intensive smoothing serum is a deep penetrating formula with 20% argireline, powerful amino peptide that helps to relax the intensity and frequency of facial muscle contractions
Argireline is a unique Acetyl Hexapeptide-3  that reduces the degree of existing facial wrinkles and has been demonstrated effective against their development. Controlled studies have also demonstrated that facial wrinkle depth can be reduced, especially in the forehead and around the eyes. Research shows a 17% reduction in the depth of fine lines and wrinkles after 25 days and 27% following 35 days of twice a day treatments. After 60 days of use, only a daily application is needed to maintain results.
Argireline ® has proven to inhibit two internal processes that strongly contribute to the formation of wrinkles.  They are:

1) The SNARE complex, a natural formation of proteins in Aging skin that stimulate neurotransmitters, provoking facial muscle contractions, thereby causing wrinkles and lines.
2) The overproduction and release of catecholamine-hormones, such as adrenaline, which affect the sympathetic nervous system and cause wrinkles through repetitive facial movements.

These are the reasons why our everyday expressions create those dreaded smile, forehead and eye wrinkles!

By inhibiting both the SNARE complex and overproduction of catecholamine, skin smoothes out and new lines are never formed.

Argireline's effect mimics that of Botox, it’s
a deep penetrating, powerful amino peptide that helps to relax the intensity and frequency of facial muscle contractions When applied to the skin, Argireline relaxes facial tension leading to the reduction in facial lines and wrinkles with regular use.

While Botox is highly effective in reducing motion wrinkles, it is expensive, requires physician-administered injections, and occasionally leads to side effects, such as droopy eyelids. Our Argireline ® serum is topical, safe and non-toxic can be used in the comfort of your home and is very affordable!  It can also be combined with your Botox therapy if you wish to increase the durability of the effect.


Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Our new anti-aging product

Stabilized Vitamin C - Rx System
Vitamin C Ester Serum 20%
This light-weight, non-oily serum delivers firming, brightening and restorative benefits, bringing life to dull and tired looking

Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant. Benefits Include:

  • 1) Repair Sun Damage - neutralizes free radicals caused by harsh environments, promoting rapid self-healing of UV damage. Protects the skin from UV rays.
  • 2) Brightener Complexion -inhibits hyper-pigmentation and Lightens dark spots.
  • 3) Healthier, Youthful Skin - Enhances collagen production and promotes to healthier, more supple and elastic skin, resulting in lesser visible lines and wrinkles on face and neck.

      Human skin is exposed to ultraviolet radiation from the sun as well as many other sources of powerful oxidizers, and can very easily become depleted of Vitamin C. Topically applied Vitamin C is absorbed into the skin and becomes an additional "pool" for the skin to use when the blood simply doesn't provide enough. Without the anti-oxidant protection of Vitamin C, the skin becomes susceptible to the damage caused by Reactive Oxygen Species.

Indications: Hyper-pigmentation, (brown or age spots) from chronological aging or sun damage, thisl product is safe and hydroquinone - free.
Applying a moisturizer with vitamin C under a sunscreen protector, increases its effectiveness by 400%, according to the American Academy of Dermatology

This benefit is not only effective in providing a more youthful appearance, but will also increase the rate of healing on the skin and decrease any inflammations you may have. This is how it works so effectively on acne and scar tissue as well.
This unique serum is today's hottest anti-aging product due to its all natural capacities to reverse the hands of time towards repairing skin, aging it backwards, and making it firmer and much more radiant.