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Avinger, Inc. Announces Participation in Canaccord Genuity 35th Annual Growth Conference

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 30, 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 the Company plans to participate in the Canaccord Genuity 35th Annual Growth Conference in Boston.

Avinger management is scheduled to present on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 9:00am ET. Interested parties can access the live audio webcast with accompanying slides from the Events section of Avinger's website at www.avinger.com. The webcast replay will be available after the conclusion of the live presentation for 90 days.

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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