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Dr. Marshall N. Cyrlin, MD

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Marshall N Cyrlin MD is a top Ophthalmologist in Southfield, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Marshall N Cyrlin MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Marshall N Cyrlin MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Marshall N Cyrlin MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Southfield, MI, Dr. Marshall N Cyrlin MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
44 years Experience
Dr. Marshall N. Cyrlin, MD
  • Southfield, MI
  • Washington Univ Sch Of Med- St Louis Mo
  • Accepting new patients

Can stress make my eyelid twitch?

1. Reduce stress as much as possible
2. Limit caffeine intake
3. Get more sleep

My eyes are sensitive to lights. What does it mean?

Something could be wrong. Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist.

Can optometrists treat glaucoma, or should I go to an ophthalmologist?

An optometrist is licensed to test for and diagnose glaucoma. In some states they are allowed to prescribe drugs but not do laser or surgery. An Ophthalmologist is a medical doctor READ MORE
An optometrist is licensed to test for and diagnose glaucoma. In some states they are allowed to prescribe drugs but not do laser or surgery. An Ophthalmologist is a medical doctor specializing in eye diseases and can both diagnose and treat glaucoma with medications, laser and surgery- ie “one stop care”.

Can glaucoma cause blindness?

Can you go blind if you have glaucoma? Fortunately for most patients, the answer is no. Blindness does occur from glaucoma, but it is a relatively rare occurrence. However, sight READ MORE
Can you go blind if you have glaucoma? Fortunately for most patients, the answer is no. Blindness does occur from glaucoma, but it is a relatively rare occurrence. However, sight impairment is more common and occurs in around 10% of patients. Loss of vision can occur even with the best treatment. A quick search would provide you instantly with dozens of places to get more info.

Headaches from glasses. Is it serious?

Why not go to the prescriber and check to see if they were made correctly as to the prescription or whether the actual refraction was wrong? If this does not correct the problem READ MORE
Why not go to the prescriber and check to see if they were made correctly as to the prescription or whether the actual refraction was wrong? If this does not correct the problem get a medical/neurological evaluation.

Can crossed eyes be corrected?

YES. It would require surgery.

Can an ophthalmologist write medication prescriptions?

An ophthalmologist is a fully licensed physician and surgeon. Instead of submitting a question for information that is easily available online, e.g., Wikipedia, “Ophthalmologists READ MORE
An ophthalmologist is a fully licensed physician and surgeon. Instead of submitting a question for information that is easily available online, e.g., Wikipedia, “Ophthalmologists are allowed to use medications to treat eye diseases, implement laser therapy, and perform surgery when needed.” Next time, just try typing it into a search box and get your answer within seconds!

Can a cataract recur in a person?

Cataracts do NOT come back. There is a portion of the back wall of the cataract (posterior capsule) that remains in the eye and is usually left clear and intact at the conclusion READ MORE
Cataracts do NOT come back. There is a portion of the back wall of the cataract (posterior capsule) that remains in the eye and is usually left clear and intact at the conclusion of surgery. This membrane can get hay weeks to more generally months to years later. If it is impairing vision it is opened in the office/clinic with a laser- YAG laser capsulotomy. IF the haze develops shortly after or weeks after the surgery it should be evaluated by the surgeon.

Why are my father's eyes watering after his cataract surgery?

This question is best answered by the doctor who did his surgery and has examined him. If this doesn’t adequately address the problem he should get another opinion.

Why does my son have dry eyes?

There may be an allergy component. Take him to see a Comprehensive or Pediatric Ophthalmologist.

What causing my eye to twitch?

Could be too much caffeine, lack of sleep or a significant neuromuscular disease. See an Ophthalmologist for a diagnosis.

How much screen time should be allowed for kids?

Looking at the screen will not damage the eyes. You can’t use your vision too much. Whatever screen time you allow should lean more towards “educational" and mind stimulating rather READ MORE
Looking at the screen will not damage the eyes. You can’t use your vision too much. Whatever screen time you allow should lean more towards “educational" and mind stimulating rather than solely entertainment.

I have a bug bite in my eye. Will it settle on its own?

There is a chance of infection or inflammatory reaction. See an Ophthalmologist to be sure no further treatment indicated.

How can I avoid dry eye disease?

Eat a healthy diet and stay hydrated. Have regular eye exams after age 50 or sooner if symptoms develop.

What is the best way to clean makeup off around my eyes?

There are a few brands of pre-packages cleansing pads made for this purpose available at most large pharmacies. Check with your local drug store.

Problems with eyes after Cataract surgery

This is a good question and cause for concern. If your treating physician and retina consultant are of no help, you should seek another opinion from a glaucoma/cataract specialist READ MORE
This is a good question and cause for concern. If your treating physician and retina consultant are of no help, you should seek another opinion from a glaucoma/cataract specialist and possibly a different retina specialist to get an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.

My eyes are really dry. What should I do?

There are many causes for Ocular Surface Disease (dry eye) that require different treatment regimens. See an Comprehensive Ophthalmologist or better yet, one specializing in Cornea READ MORE
There are many causes for Ocular Surface Disease (dry eye) that require different treatment regimens. See an Comprehensive Ophthalmologist or better yet, one specializing in Cornea & External Disease for professional diagnosis and management.

How is strabismus treated?

Go to an ophthalmologist, preferably a pediatric ophthalmology specialist, for evaluation and treatment.

Why do I have eye watering after a cataract surgery?

If you have a problem following surgery you should ask your surgeon to evaluate you instead of posting a question on line for someone who did not do your surgery and hasn’t examined READ MORE
If you have a problem following surgery you should ask your surgeon to evaluate you instead of posting a question on line for someone who did not do your surgery and hasn’t examined you.

Since getting new glasses, my eyes have been watering almost constantly. Why is this?

You need to go back to the place that did the prescription/made the glasses to make sure they are the right correction for you.