Give Cyclops a swat team shield? That would look so stupid. The ruby energy that powers his optic blasts doesn't harm his own body. He should be able to infuse his flesh with it somehow giving him some level of super human durability.
Team sure, but dressing in spandex when you have access to Shi'ar level tech that is thousands of years beyond Earth is a liability to your team. Some form of armor would seem to be in order.
Cyclops is the leader of the X-men and faces both Global and cosmic level threats. If you're going to do that sort of thing, it would be cool if you could have the durability to survive an errant golf ball or slipping on a dog poop and hitting your head on the sidewalk.