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Avinger, Inc. to Announce First Quarter 2015 Results on Wednesday, May 6, 2015

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avinger, Inc., (Nasdaq:AVGR) a developer and manufacturer of image-guided, catheter-based systems for the treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and pioneer of the lumivascular approach to treating vascular disease, today announced that it will release its financial results for the first quarter of 2015 after the close of trading on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. The Company will host a corresponding conference call beginning at 1:30pm PT/4:30pm ET.

Individuals interested in listening to the conference call may do so by dialing (855) 638-4817 for domestic callers or (262) 912-6051 for international callers and referencing Conference ID: 22969327. To listen to a live webcast, please visit the investor relations section of Avinger's website at: www.avinger.com.

A replay of the call will be available beginning May 6, 2015 at 4:30pm PT/7:30pm ET through midnight on May 7, 2015. To access the replay, dial (855) 859-2056 or (404) 537-3406 and reference Conference ID: 22969327. The webcast will also be available on Avinger's website for one year following the completion of the call.

About Avinger, Inc.

Avinger, Inc. is a commercial-stage medical device company that designs, manufactures and sells image-guided, catheter-based systems for the treatment of patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). PAD is characterized by a build-up of plaque in the arteries that supply blood to the arms and legs. The Company's mission is to dramatically improve the treatment of vascular disease through the introduction of products based on its lumivascular platform, the only intravascular image-guided system available in this market. Avinger's current lumivascular products include the Lightbox™ imaging console and Ocelot™ family of catheters, which are designed to penetrate total arterial blockages, known as chronic total occlusions, or CTOs. The Company is also developing Pantheris™, an image-guided atherectomy device, designed to precisely remove arterial plaque in PAD patients. Pantheris is currently undergoing a U.S. clinical trial intended to support a 510(k) submission to the FDA in the second half of 2015. For more information, please visit the Company's website at www.avinger.com.

CONTACT: Investor Contact: Leigh Salvo (415) 513-1281 Email: ir@avinger.com

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