Michelle Correia – LME:

Michelle Correia, is the owner / operator at Purely Skin, PLLC. She  specializes in several anti-aging treatments, including Ultherapy, photo-facials, scar revision, microdermabrasion, chemical peels and laser hair removal. Rosacea and acne treatments are also part of her repertoire. A medically trained Aethetician and laser technician for the past 11 years, Michelle has a keen ability to consult and design a skin care regimen to fit individual patient needs.

Her philosophy regarding improvements in skincare goes beyond a continuous expansion and use of technology and specific products. After receiving her diploma from Pierre’s Aesthetic School, she attended the International Dermal Institute in Boston. Committed to being on the cutting edge of new products and technology, Michelle continues to participate in skincare and laser conferences and seminars throughout the country. She has also performed over 800 successful Ultherapy treatments and has become a consultant to the Ulthera company.

Her goals include both professional development and patient awareness. She continues to stay abreast of all new skincare techniques while educating her clients on the prevention of aging skin and the improvement of existing skin conditions. As well as obtaining multiple advanced training certifications, Michelle is recognized as an “Ultra” Ultherapy treatment provider. Her services have also been shown to build self-confidence, which is evidenced by her number of repeat clients.



Dr. Mark Ballentyne, M.D.

Dr Mark Ballentyne

After serving as Family Practice Chief Resident in the final year of my residency at the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Ballentyne practiced a broad range of medicine with a focus on internal medicine for 15 years. He was Practice Medical Director at Martin’s Point Healthcare for 10 years; prior to that, he worked in a medical group in Kennebunk, Maine. Since 2003 he has focused on Aesthetic medicine and feels honored to be the busiest provider of injectable services in NH and Maine.

 Dr. Ballentyne am board-certified by the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine and also separately by the American Academy of Family Practice Physicians

He is licensed to practice in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts.   

One aspect of his practice is having the privilege of being a trainer for the Allergan Company. Allergan is the maker of Botox and the family of Juvederm fillers. Of about 1.2 million doctors licensed to perform injectables in the United States, only about 7% qualify to be an expert injector. In that role, he travels to practices in New England to instruct providers the proper injection technique and most importantly safety while injecting.

Dr. Ballentyne has lived in the Portsmouth area for 24 years. He is the proud husband and father of 2 children. He’s an avid golfer and look forward to spending summers at my parents’ lake house in Madison, NH.