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Titanium rings are becoming popular because of their strength, durability, low weight and hypoallergenicity.1 Ring constriction is a relatively common presentation, which can result in necrosis of the affected digit if not relieved. Rings made of gold or silver are easily removed with basic ring cutters; in contrast, titanium rings require specialist cutting equipment such as dental saws, drills or diamond tipped saws.2 …
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