Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information
9 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2011
Jan. 27, 2012
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name Oculus Innovative Sciences, Inc.  
Document Type 10-Q  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --03-31  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   28,855,729
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Central Index Key 0001367083  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No  
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2011  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2012  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3