Would Radiesse be a good alternative to Restylane?
In your situation, Radiesse is a reasonable option. Just make sure your doctor is experienced and a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon. It’s not a guarantee, but it helps.
A small percentage of patients do develop pretty dramatic, temporary swelling with Restylane. Just so you know, Juvederm usually does not have that effect even if Restylane did. You might consider Juvederm also. See my articles on How to Avoid Bruising with Fillers and Filler Mistakes and How to Fix Them. Dr. I